View Full Version : Commercial croton propagators

03-31-2008, 07:37 PM
Does anyone here propagate crotons? If so what do you find to be the most effective way to get them started?

05-15-2008, 02:33 PM
Plant them in lettuce with rach dressing

05-16-2008, 11:13 PM
I am not in the industry, but have propagated hundreds of them. Two ways I have used include air layering and cuttings. Air layering is a sure thing, but the cutting often grow just as well. Crotons are easy to grow, just treat the cuttings to prevent rot.

05-21-2008, 04:34 PM
I read on croton mania to cut the bark off to the white meat (cambium)? However my propagation teacher told me that might work againt the rooting process. I have had great success with taking the bark off. Anyone have any input?