Tropical garden crotons are prized for having lustrous, leathery leaves in vivid and variegated shades of green, red, and yellow. However, sometimes the colors aren’t as vibrant as they should be. Pale color is an indicator of issues in the growing environment. Read on for five possible causes of pale foliage now.
Garden croton is a boldly variegated foliage plant that makes a showy display in USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 12 and as a houseplant in all regions. It needs little attention but is sometimes temperamental, dropping its leaves under less-than-optimal conditions. Learn 9 reasons for leaf drop and how to avoid them now.
Tropical crotons, Codiaeum variegatum, have lustrous, lush foliage in vivid hues with dramatically contrasting veins, splotches, and streaks. They thrive outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 12 and as indoor potted plants in all regions. Should you prune your plants? Read on for seven reasons to pick up the clippers.
Nothing says “tropical” like the colorful foliage of garden croton, with its leathery evergreen leaves and bright red and yellow accents. If your climate zone is a cool one, you can grow it in a sunny indoor location for a lush island vibe. Read all about this easy-to-grow, long-lived plant now on Gardener’s Path.