Plant Care Caladium 'Icicle'
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Caladium 'Icicle'

Taxonomy

Caladium 'Icicle'
Caladium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Caladium 'Icicle'

Water

How often to water your Caladium 'Icicle'

Water needs for Caladium 'Icicle'
0.5 cups
every 9

Caladium 'Icicle' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, WI.

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 'Icicle'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison, WI

Madison, WI

86% High

Growing Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison, WI

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

June 12th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison, WI

Sunlight intensity will increase by 10.5% ☀️

June 12th, 2021

Madison is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to increase by 10.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.9 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison, WI

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

June 12th, 2021

This month, Madison is getting an average of 11.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Caladium 'Icicle' in your home

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

Caladium 'Icicle' 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Madison, WI ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Caladium 'Icicle' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Caladium 'Icicle'

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

When to repot Caladium 'Icicle'

Nutrient needs for plant Caladium 'Icicle' in Madison, WI

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 13th, 2021

The growing potential in Madison is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any p…

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Care Summary for Caladium 'Icicle'

Caladium 'Icicle'

Caladium 'Icicle'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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