Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum ‘Mammy’
Description: Mammy is a brilliantly colored, small variety.
Soil: grow best in well-drained soil
Leaves: are linear with bluntly, rounded tips, arranged spirally around the stems with a slight corkscrew twist around the midrib.
New Growth: emerge light green with streaks and splotches of yellow and mature to green, red, orange and yellow overlaid with bright red.
Mature Shape: “V” shape
Light Exposure: Full- Part Sun
Crotons are frequently grown as houseplants in colder climates and in the landscape in frost-free regions.
Crotons make excellent accent plants, hedges and tub specimens.