Come learn all about the croton – from care and culture to how it got to South Florida!

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Come learn about the fascinating global migration of Codiaeum (scientific name for the croton) to the Western Hemisphere and our South Florida gardens! This class led by Mark Peters of Peters Crotons & Cordylines will cover care and culture of the plants as well as suggestions for its use in the landscape. Class will include a demonstration of air layering which is a simple and useful propagation technique for any woody shrub. Weather permitting, Mark will lead the class out for a short tour of the crotons of Mounts Botanical Garden.

Saturday, September 28th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: Members: $45; Non-Members: $55 Registration includes a croton to take home!
Location: Mounts Auditorium 

Online registration for Fabulous Crotons of Florida closes September 27th. 

Class, Workshop, and Lecture Policies

All classes, workshops, and some special programs require pre-registration. Please plan ahead as walk-ins are not accepted.

Fees cannot be transferred or prorated. Refunds (less a 20% service fee) will be made for cancellations received seven days prior to classes and workshops. No refunds will be given for missed classes.

Classes are not interchangeable. Classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not reached. The Garden reserves the right to cancel a program for any reason. If the program is cancelled by the Garden, the total tuition will be refunded.


Additional information

Registration Type

Members, Non-Members

Event Details

Start date: September 28, 2019

End date: September 28, 2019

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 11:30 p.m.

Venue: Mounts Auditorium

Directions: This class is located in the Mounts Building at the front of the Garden.

Phone: 561-233-1757

Email: info@mounts.org