Are croton leaves waxy?

Answer yes they are to some degree.

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Why don't houseplants with thick waxy leaves wilt quickly as houseplants with thinner less waxy leaves?

They are more in the tropical family. They hold more liquid because of their genetic makeup.

Why do leaves have a waxy layer?

Leaves have a waxy coating called a cuticle to prevent excess water loss through transpiration. Without this coating they would dry up.

Trees With Waxy Leaves?

Tree leaves that are coated with a silver-to-white, powdery, waxy substance are known as "glaucous." Glaucous-leaved trees come in a range of heights, textures, forms and colors, from small, multit... Read More »

Why Does My Hair Feel Waxy?

Hair is at its smoothest when it feels waxy to the touch. This sensation is the product of lipids, which make up the natural composition of hair and the substance that the skin secretes for lubrica... Read More »