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Jun 17, 2021 4:54 PM CST
Not sure what is causing this on my croton

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Name: Luis
Hurst, TX, U.S.A. (Zone 8a)
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Jun 17, 2021 5:06 PM CST
Are you watering too much? They can get oedema when you water too much but I have not seen oedema on croton before so I am not sure this is oedema.
Name: Lin Vosbury
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Jun 17, 2021 5:17 PM CST
My first thought was leaf galls but I enlarged your photos and I agree, the blistering looks like oedema which is caused when the roots take up more water than the plant can use. I find Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) to be fairly drought tolerant. Reduced watering is needed.
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