Caladium species are tuberous-rooted plants with heart-shaped leaves or arrow-shaped leaves on long stalks rising directly from the tubers.
||Caladium hortulanum - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|| Fancy-Leafed Caladium, Elephant Ear, Heart of Jesus, Angel Wings, Caladium
|Maximum Reachable Height
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
||Need bright light but not direct sunlight.
||When leaves appear, keep evenly moist. Never allow to dry out and keep humidity as high as practical.
||Moist, rich soil.
||70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
||Feed weekly with a diluted water-soluble fertilizer to assure continued growth of new leaves.
Caladium hortulanum uses
- 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