Plant Care Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'
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Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Taxonomy

Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'
Caladium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Water

How often to water your Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Water needs for Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'
0.5 cups
every 9

Caladium bicolor 'Freckles' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Caladium bicolor 'Freckles' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Caladium bicolor 'Freckles': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Caladium bicolor 'Freckles' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Caladium bicolor 'Freckles': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Caladium bicolor 'Freckles' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'

Caladium bicolor 'Freckles'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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