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Mar 25, 2017 1:18 PM CST
Help needed identifying this plant. The leaves feel stiff and are waxy, but not super thick. Help appreciated! :)
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Name: Lin
Southeast Florida (Zone 10a)

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Mar 25, 2017 1:47 PM CST
Hi syllacrostics, Welcome!
Your lovely little plant is a variety of Codiaeum (Croton):
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Name: Will Creed
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Mar 25, 2017 4:03 PM CST
Your Croton needs lots of diret sunlight to maintain its color. It is a bit over potted so be careful to allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering. Watch for spider mites.
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