The croton (
Culture. With good humidity, this plant is easily grown in St. Louis as a houseplant. Use a well-drained humusy potting mixture. Plants need bright light for best ...
Distribution and habitat:
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Crotons are tender perennial plants that will grow to three feet tall or more. ... A
Glossy Leaved Croton Plant,
A Croton or
The bark, roots, latex and leaves are poisonous, containing the toxin called 5- deoxyingenol. Chewing the bark and roots is said to cause burning of the mouth.
Description. In the wild, garden croton is an evergreen shrub that grows to 10 ft (
3.1 m) tall and has large, leathery, shiny leaves. The cultivated garden