The Caladium plant has lush multicolor leaves. The shape of the leaves is like a heart. It gives a beautiful scene in the garden.
What are the common names for the Caladium plant?
Elephant ear, the heart of Jesus and angel wings are common names for the Caladium plant. Caladium bicolor is the scientific name.
|Bloom Time||Mid spring to early fall|
|Plant type||Annual, Perennial, Poisonous, House plant|
|Color||Green, Pink, White, Yellow, Red|
|Shape||Large and heart shape, ovate, Elliptical|
|Width||3 to 6 inches|
Caladium Plant Care
|Sun||Partial Sun, Shade|
|Drainage||Moist but Well-Drained soil is preferred|
|The Soil Texture||High organic matter should be provided in soil.|
|Preferred Soil pH||Acidic level of pH is better|
How to care for Caladium?
This plant loves filtered sunlight and shade.
Water it regularly and keep the soil moist.
The temperature for this plant is 55° to 60° F at night and 70° to 75° F during the day
Caladiums do not need a lot of fertilizer if too much fertilizer use the leaves can be burned.
Caladiums need well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.
The length of the plant is 20 to 15 cm and the height of this plant is 6 to 12 Inches and width are up to 24 inches.
During the growing season, prune the caladium plant. Cut the damaged leaves and Stems.
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