Croton 'Mammy' / Codiaeum variegatum
Mammy Croton is among the variants of the Croton plant and just like the rest, it is characterized by its colorful leaves which may twist and curl as they grow. Crotons are among some of the boldest houseplants because of their colorful foliage, characterized by their often bright yellow, orange, red, and even black leaves.
Sun Schedule: Crotons need bright, indirect light. Some may not tolerate unfiltered, direct sunlight and tend to thrive in dappled sunlight.
Pet Friendly: No, keep out of reach from any nosy furry friends
Size: Small, roughly 7" Tall in a 4" Pot. Medium, roughly 10" Tall in a 6" Pot
Care Intensity: Light Care
Water Schedule: Keep it evenly moist in the summer. Croton plants need about one inch of water per week.
Grower Tip: Vibrant colors depend on if it gets sufficient bright light. If the plant lacks the light it requires, the leaves will turn green.