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Croton ‘Mammy’

Croton ‘Mammy’

My croton doesn’t realize it’s winter. It’s putting out lots of new growth for such a tropical plant. It’s been pretty warm here the last 3 weeks or so. Mostly 70 - 80 degrees. Photo taken Jan. 30, 2022.

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I used to have one as a house plant many many years ago. they are lovely plants.

31 Jan, 2022


It’s not an easy plant to grow as a houseplant. It tends to get spider mites indoors.

It becomes a small shrub here, if watered regularly.

2 Feb, 2022


Great to see what for us in the UK is purely an indoor plants growing so well outside & be so big as well! Looks really nice!

3 Feb, 2022


It can be a little tricky to grow here. We get so little rain and croton needs steady moisture. It really hates temps below 55 degrees, also.

6 Feb, 2022

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