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Codiaeum Variegatum

Croton “Dreadlocks”

5-6 ft.

3-4 ft.

Slow to moderate

Full sun to part shade


A fun tropical croton with a unique look. It  has curly weeping narrow leaves with a multitude of colors that change over time. The new growth emerges green then changes to bright yellow followed by burgundy,  peach,  red and orange. Drought tolerant once established. A relatively slow grower compared to other crotons. This plant is in the top 10 list of most visually striking and interesting crotons!!