The leaves and buds form at the end of 2 to 3 foot stems, the leaves point outwards. But now they droop and both they and the buds are black. What is killing this evergreen?
That is a bacterial infection. You can try a fungicide. This article will help:
Different colors of crotons
We don't offer information on specific places for purchase. I would suggest trying local nurseries, online nurseries, or vendors on markets such as Amazon, Etsy, or Ebay.
What We can do, is offer information on the care of the plant:
These articles will help:
Check for insects underneath the leaves. Here are more ideas:
Hi, I have been trying to identify this beautiful plant in my dentists office. Do you have any ideas?
The closest we could find is a type of croton (Codiaeum Varigatum) such as 'Superstar' or 'Gold Dust.' It could be one of those but without much pigmentation due to low light levels.
to grow root. I do not have a photo i just place the piece i got into a container with water
Some do well in water, others do better rooted in perlite or sand. Here is more: