- Common Name(s):
- Alabama croton
Crushed leaves have a banana-apple fragrance
- 6-8 ft.
- Alternate, simple, apple-green leaves; 2-4 in. long; silvery below; oldest leaves turn brilliant orange in fall
- Yellow-green flowers in spring on 1-1.5 in. raceme; drupe
- 6 to 8
- Semi-evergreen to deciduous
- Partial shade to shade; moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter
- Open, floppy habit
- 4-6 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1519