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Top heavy croton

Posted by blooms2c 6 (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 14, 10 at 14:28

I have a croton I've had for several years, bought as a very small plant and repotted several times. My problem is it is getting very top heavy and I even have some of it staked and some limbs tied (loosely). Is there anything I can do to make the limbs stronger? Do I need to repot again or cut back? I really like the size and would like to keep it like that, but if I take the support away I'm afraid of what it will do. Also, how do you start new plants from croton? Maybe too many questions.

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RE: Top heavy croton

feel free to cut it back:) i think thats the best way to make it less top heavy. you could also try to root the cuttings:)

RE: Top heavy croton


Hiya, long time no see. Have you noticed that the posts you're answering here are mostly over a year old if not older?

RE: Top heavy croton

But they were unanswered posts... maybe they didn't do anything with the plant because no one gave some advice... so i did:)

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