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Caladium hortulanum - Plant

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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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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for 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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Fancy-Leafed Caladium, Elephant Ear, Heart of Jesus, Angel Wings, Caladium - - 15-35 inches. Medium.

Planting and care

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

Caring for Caladium hortulanum

    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.

Typical uses of Caladium hortulanum

Special features:

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.

References

    http://www.plantsrescue.com/caladium-x-hortulanum/ http://home.howstuffworks.com/caladium-hortulanum.htm

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Thursday, 21 June 2018
Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection
vinod koul
Monday, 18 June 2018
Young ones adapt better
Leena Skaria
Friday, 15 June 2018
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Arnis Jaundžeikars
Thursday, 14 June 2018
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
Nitin Mulik
Monday, 11 June 2018
Does the plant need regular trimming?
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