Croton Mammy

A most delightful drama queen
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Color - Dark Olive
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Croton Mammy at a Glance
Water once a month with
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11"-18" tall (including pot)
Can reach upwards of 4 feet in height and spread
May bloom in fall
Put it on a windowsill for a touch of natural elegance
Croton Mammy Bio
Bold and beautiful, Croton Mammy is by far the most picturesque plant friend. None can compete with its wide range of colors, from deep purples and fiery reds to bright yellows and neon greens - all in the same place at the same time. With such a voluminous presence, it holds first place in bringing a burst of colorful energy to any room. Native to India and Malaysia, it wears a vividly contrasting pattern on its plentiful narrow and curling leaves, reminiscent of a lively traditional dance in full ensemble.
Light Instructions

Croton Mammy grows best in a space with bright indirect light, where the sun rays are diffused, and can also adapt to spaces with bright direct light, where the sunlight streams inside directly. Avoid placing it in spaces with low light or spaces without natural sunlight.

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How does self-watering work?
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    Simply open the lid and fill with water
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    The plant drinks only when needed
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    The result - healthy, long-lived plants that are easy to maintain
self watering
easyplant benefits
  • Carefree and convenient
  • Never worry about when to water
  • Much healthier plants that live longer
  • We use proven Waterwick TM technology to optimize water consumption
AdvantageseasyplantOther
Water every1 Month1 Week
OverwateringRareCommon
UnderwateringNeverCommon
Over compacted dry soilNeverCommon
Easily know when to waterYesNo
Stable root growthYesNo
Croton Mammy Care

Croton Mammy is a tropical marvel, that thrives on consistency, and responds well to a regular care routine that caters to its unique requirements.

Regular dusting of your Croton Mammy's leaves not only enhances their glossy appearance but also optimizes their health, ensuring the plant can effectively photosynthesize and breathe. It's a simple step that goes a long way in maintaining your plant's stunning vibrancy.

The dynamic growth pattern of Croton Mammy is indeed a highlight of caring for this plant. Regularly rotating the pot by a quarter turn each month ensures balanced growth, preventing the plant from leaning excessively towards the light source. This habit also encourages an even development of the foliage, allowing each leaf to flourish and contribute to the plant's overall aesthetic.

In addition to these practices, consider the air circulation around your Croton Mammy. While it appreciates humidity, stagnant air can promote the development of pests and diseases. Positioning it in a place with gentle air movement can help mitigate these risks, contributing to a healthier plant environment.

By incorporating these care tips into your routine, you'll not only foster a thriving environment for your Croton Mammy but also enjoy the rewards of its spectacular display. Watching your Croton Mammy grow and transform is a fulfilling experience, reflective of the care and attention you invest in this vibrant addition to your indoor garden.

Frequently Asked Questions
How do you take care of a croton mammy?

Caring for a Croton Mammy involves placing it in bright, indirect sunlight, ensuring the soil remains moist but well-drained, and maintaining a warm, humid environment around it. Regular dusting of the leaves and rotating the pot contribute to even growth. Utilizing a self-watering pot, like an easyplant, simplifies meeting its watering needs effectively.

Mammy Crotons can grow up to 3-4 feet tall and wide. Their growth rate and final size depend on the care and environment they're provided, with regular pruning helping to manage their shape and encourage bushier growth.

Do crotons like sun or shade?

Crotons prefer bright, indirect sunlight. They thrive in environments where they can be exposed to plenty of light without the harshness of direct sun, which can scorch their leaves. A spot that receives filtered sunlight, like near an east or west-facing window, is ideal for Crotons.


How big do Mammy crotons grow?

Mammy Crotons can grow up to 3-4 feet tall and wide. Their growth rate and final size depend on the care and environment they're provided, with regular pruning helping to manage their shape and encourage bushier growth.

Do crotons like sun or shade?

Crotons prefer bright, indirect sunlight. They thrive in environments where they can be exposed to plenty of light without the harshness of direct sun, which can scorch their leaves. A spot that receives filtered sunlight, like near an east or west-facing window, is ideal for Crotons.