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A little TLC

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by ScotTi, Jun 5, 2011.

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  1. ScotTi

    ScotTi Esteemed Member

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    I have received 2 oakleaf type, out of color Crotons. Gifted to me from a coworker who lives near Ybor City in Tampa. The plants look to be old as the stems are pretty thick. The plants were growing in heavy shade with overgrown landscape plants. I am going to try and see if I can get them to color up. The first one ...
     

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  2. ScotTi

    ScotTi Esteemed Member

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    The second plant needing a little TLC.
     

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  3. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Scott - this may be the TLC it needs. :rolleyes: Every 14 days, a foliar feeding should make it happy. :p
     

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  4. ScotTi

    ScotTi Esteemed Member

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    Ron, Fed all of the Crotons and Ti plants yesterday. I used this stuff last year and these plants held up good over the winter months. Where do you find the stuff you are using?
     

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    junglegal Esteemed Member

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    Scott,

    I am using that too with good results.
     
  6. ScotTi

    ScotTi Esteemed Member

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    These two are coming around a month later.
     

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  7. Jeff Searle

    Jeff Searle Well-Known Member

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    Wow, what a difference in a short period of time. I think they both might have some potential.
     

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