Why Is My Croton Plant Losing Its Leaves?

What causes croton leaves to fall off

Why does a Croton plant start dropping leaves? We share some of the possible reasons – temperature, humidity, acclimation, disease, pests, lighting, watering? [DETAILS]

Croton Varieties: Different Types Of Croton Plants

Colorful vibrant leaves of different Croton varieties

The Croton plant, aka Codiaeum variegatum (pkoh-dih-EE-um var-ee-GAY-tum), is a colorful indoor/outdoor tropical plant is native to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and India. The word croton is Greek for tick because

Tips On Croton Plant Care Outdoors

colorful croton plants growing outdoors

Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) make excellent houseplants and seasonal container plants, but did you know that they are also popular in landscaping in tropical settings?  Croton plants hail from Indonesia and

Why Does My Croton Mammy Losing Leaves?

Colorful leaves of Croton Mammy

The Croton Mammy, also called Mammy Croton, is among one of the most colorful houseplants. Mammy shares the characteristic colorful leaves of bold yellows, oranges, reds, and black like other

How Do Kill Mealybug On Croton Plants?

House plant croton (Codiaeum variegatum) damaged by mealybugs.

Mealybugs on Croton plants are not a good combination. Crotons are plants, known botanically as Codiaeum variegatum. It is native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific but grows in warmer

How To Grow and Care For Zanzibar Croton

Thin, colorful ribbon shoestring like leaves of Croton Zanzibar plant

Croton Zanzibar is a tropical plant native to the Western Pacific islands, Australia, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It is a member of the Codiaeum variegatum family, pronounced [co-dee-ay’-um var-i-e-ga’-tum]. Most people

What Are The Common Croton Pests?

Croton deal with pests like mealybugs, red spider mites, scales, thrips

Whether you keep the Croton as a houseplant or grow it outdoors,  there’s no denying the appeal of a croton plant (codiaeum variegatum). Unfortunately, they also face croton pests. They’re

What Are The Common Croton Plant Diseases?

Bright colored leaves of croton plants do experience diseases

Crotons are one of the most popular plants for homes, offices, and gardens. Croton plants (codiaeum variegatum) are perennial evergreens from India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.  This plant genus includes varieties

Croton Petra Care: Growing Petra Croton Plants

Colorful leaves of Croton Petra

Croton petra [KROH-tun, pet-RAH] is a broadleaved evergreen perennial from the family Euphorbiaceae. Petra has attractive and interesting leaves. It is one of several croton plant varieties available on the

The Croton Plant: Is It Poisonous or Toxic?

The colorful Croton plant with many leaf colors and shapes

Codiaeum variegatum [koh-dih-EE-um, var-ee-GAY-tum] or Croton plants are evergreen perennials belonging to Euphorbiaceae family of plants. Other popular Euphorbia plants include: Crown of Thorns flower African Milk Tree Care (Euphorbia trigona) Firestick

Gold Dust Croton Care: How To Grow Codiaeum Variegatum

Gold Dust Croton Care: How To Grow Codiaeum Variegatum

Gold Dust Crotons or Codiaeum variegatum [koh-dih-EE-u, koh-dih-EE-u] is a subtropical, evergreen shrub, naturally occurring in Indonesia, southern Asia, and Eastern Pacific Islands. A part of the Euphorbiaceae family, Croton