How to care for Caladium hortulanum
Caladium hortulanum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 28th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
January 22nd, 2022
Eugene is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to increase by 35.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
January 24th, 2022
This month, Eugene is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 11.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayli…
Caladium hortulanum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.
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 hortulanum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.