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Codiaeum variegatum 'Mrs. Iceton'

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Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Codiaeum (koh-dih-EE-um) (Info)
Species: variegatum (var-ee-GAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Mrs. Iceton

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive casweat On Jun 21, 2012, casweat from Naples, FL wrote:

Of all my crotons, this one is my favorite. It can take full sun, does not get scale and is always so colorful.

Positive wormfood On Sep 19, 2009, wormfood from Lecanto, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant has gone thru so many changes of color this summer. Every time I saw it, it looked like a different plant. It's in average soil with average water and sun with no bugs and no demands. It's such a happy plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Black Diamond, Florida
Greater Carrollwood, Florida
Miami, Florida
Mulberry, Florida
Naples, Florida



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