my croton was large then it stared 2 loss fefs but its also has new growth. its in ground under a cover.is this what happens in colder weather? we live in okeechobee fl.
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If it is covered, then yes. This will happen due to the lack of light and air restriction. It should only be covered on the coldest nights, and uncovered when it is warm enough to be out. Leaving it covered for too long will have a very negative effect on the plant.