Plant Care Caladium 'Marie Moir'

Caladium 'Marie Moir'

Taxonomy

Caladium 'Marie Moir'
Caladium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Caladium 'Marie Moir'

💦 Water

How often to water your Caladium 'Marie Moir'

Water needs for Caladium 'Marie Moir'
0.5 cups
every 9

Caladium 'Marie Moir' 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 'Marie Moir'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Caladium 'Marie Moir' in your home

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

Caladium 'Marie Moir' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Caladium 'Marie Moir' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Caladium 'Marie Moir'

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

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Caladium 'Marie Moir' is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Caladium 'Marie Moir' →

Common Caladium 'Marie Moir' Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Caladium 'Marie Moir' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Caladium 'Marie Moir' Water Frequency →

Caladium 'Marie Moir' Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Caladium 'Marie Moir' may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Caladium 'Marie Moir' Light Requirements →

Caladium 'Marie Moir' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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Caladium 'Marie Moir' Toxicity to Humans →


💨 Humidity

Caladium 'Marie Moir' prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Caladium 'Marie Moir' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Caladium 'Marie Moir' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Caladium 'Marie Moir' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Caladium 'Marie Moir' →


💩 Fertilizer

Caladium 'Marie Moir' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Caladium 'Marie Moir' →


🌎 Native Region

Caladium 'Marie Moir' is native to South and Central America.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Caladium 'Marie Moir' grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.


🌱 Propagation

Caladium 'Marie Moir' can be propagated by division into new individual plants.

  • Check to see if there is more than one plant. In some cases they may still be beneath the soil surface. If you feel confident, you may remove the soil to check for baby plantlets below!
  • If there are multiple plants growing, unpot the plant and gently tug the plants apart, being careful not to disturb too many of the roots. They may be connected by large root segments which you may need to break to free the plantlet.
  • Pot up the new plant in well-draining soil
  • Repot the parent plant back into its original pot

How to Propagate Caladium 'Marie Moir' →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Caladium 'Marie Moir'

Caladium 'Marie Moir'

Caladium 'Marie Moir'


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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