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Plant Identification: SOLVED: What is this House Plant?

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James28
Berkshire
United Kingdom

April 6, 2014
8:47 AM

Post #9806106

Had this for over a year, been keeping it healthy just by watering it and keeping the soil damp, but I'd like to know what plant this is before I repot it??

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weeding
Peachtree City, GA
(Zone 8a)

April 6, 2014
11:18 AM

Post #9806183

Could it be an Acuba japonica
vossner
Richmond, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 6, 2014
11:29 AM

Post #9806187

Agree that it may be aucuba j . I realize I may live in a much more humid climate than yours, but this plant typically resents excessive moisture. Also , the closer to a bright window or outdoors in full sun, the brighter the yellow pigmentation on foliage. Looks like you are taking good care of it, just watch the watering. If foliage starts getting black along edges--excess moisture
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Darwin
Australia

April 6, 2014
8:49 PM

Post #9806579

Codiaeum variegatum, Croton.
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

April 6, 2014
10:44 PM

Post #9806606

I agree with Darwinensis - "croton" for sure.
vossner
Richmond, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 7, 2014
5:38 AM

Post #9806685

I looked at Picture more carefully and by shape of leaves I think it is a croton and not aucuba. Pls disregard my comments above. As far as croton, I'm not familiar with that plant, I occasionally grow it as a tropical annual. Good luck w/ ur pretty plant

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