Plant Care Strawberry Star Caladium
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Strawberry Star Caladium

Taxonomy

Caladium bicolor 'Strawberry Star'
Caladium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Strawberry Star Caladium

Water

How often to water your Strawberry Star Caladium

Water needs for Strawberry Star Caladium
0.5 cups
every 9

Strawberry Star Caladium 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 Strawberry Star Caladium

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Strawberry Star Caladium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strawberry Star Caladium: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Strawberry Star Caladium 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 Strawberry Star Caladium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Strawberry Star Caladium: 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 Strawberry Star Caladium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Strawberry Star Caladium

Strawberry Star Caladium

Strawberry Star Caladium


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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