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Codiaeum variegatum - Croton

Codiaeum variegatum -  Croton (Codiaeum variegatum -  Croton)

My 4ft/1.3m tall Croton has been making a good come back this winter after last summer's major, major bug infestation. Virtually all leaves had to come off because it was so infested with some kind of mite. It should start growing faster now that we're in spring. Photo taken April 14, 2011.

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That has wonderful markings and varigation lovely shaped leaves too glad its all ok for you now Andy with the infestation just show s how they can come back better.

15 Apr, 2011


Just answered my last question .That'll teach me not to jump the gun LOL

Im glad its making a comeback

16 Apr, 2011



Crotons are famous for their very variegated leaves.

I need to apply doses of systemic pesticide to this plant to control the mites...or they'll take over again. :>)

16 Apr, 2011



LOL! Thanks! I'm hoping by summer this plant will look as good as it did before the major mite infestation!

16 Apr, 2011

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