Caladium hortulanum - Plant

Caladium species are tuberous-rooted plants with heart-shaped leaves or arrow-shaped leaves on long stalks rising directly from the tubers.
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26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Caladium hortulanum

Large, spear- or arrowhead-shaped leaves on long stems rise directly from the tuber buried in the ground below. Depending on weather and soil, each leaf can grow up to 12 inches in length on 1-foot stems. Caladium hortulanum is also a very popular house plant.

In the right climate, you can keep it outside in summer when the weather conditions are right and take it inside in winter.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Fancy-Leafed Caladium, Elephant Ear, Heart of Jesus, Angel Wings, Caladium
Maximum Reachable Height 15-35 inches.
Difficulty Level Medium.

Planting and care

Caladium X hortulanum require a warm, moist soil. A minimum soil temperature of 21C (70F) is preferred. If planted too early in the spring, cool soil temperatures will cause tubers to rot before they sprout.

Caladium hortulanum care

Sunlight Need bright light but not direct sunlight.
Watering When leaves appear, keep evenly moist. Never allow to dry out and keep humidity as high as practical.
Soil Moist, rich soil.
Temperature 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fertilizer Feed weekly with a diluted water-soluble fertilizer to assure continued growth of new leaves.

Caladium hortulanum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is excellent for providing foliage color spring, summer, and fall
  • This plant is primarily grown for its attractive foliage and is suitable for borders, containers and as a specimen

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Caladium hortulanum ?

Caladium hortulanum is commonly known as Fancy-Leafed Caladium, Elephant Ear, Heart of Jesus, Angel Wings, Caladium

How tall do Caladium hortulanum grow?

On average Caladium hortulanum grows 15-35 inches.

How hard is Caladium hortulanum to grow?

A Caladium hortulanum is Medium.

How much sunlight does a Caladium hortulanum need?

A Caladium hortulanum prefers Need bright light but not direct sunlight.

How much water does a Caladium hortulanum need?

A Caladium hortulanum prefers watering When leaves appear, keep evenly moist. Never allow to dry out and keep humidity as high as practical.

What kind of soil does a Caladium hortulanum need?

A Caladium hortulanum prefers Moist, rich soil.

What temperature does a Caladium hortulanum like?

A Caladium hortulanum prefers 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

How often should I fertilize my Caladium hortulanum ?

To encourage Caladium hortulanum growth, Feed weekly with a diluted water-soluble fertilizer to assure continued growth of new leaves.



Reviews

Friday, 24 January 2020

Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

Anuj Yadav

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

Humberto Ricardo Ventura Bastos

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.

Dimpy Chopra
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