Plant Care Caladium Hilo Beauty

Caladium Hilo Beauty

5.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Caladium Hilo Beauty has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Caladium Hilo Beauty has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Alocasia Hilo Beauty, Colocasia esculenta 'Hilo Beauty' and caladium praetermissum

Taxonomy

Caladium praetermissum 'Hilo Beauty'
Caladium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Caladium Hilo Beauty

Water

How often to water your Caladium Hilo Beauty

Water needs for Caladium Hilo Beauty
0.5 cups
every 9

Caladium Hilo Beauty 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 Hilo Beauty

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Caladium Hilo Beauty in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Caladium Hilo Beauty: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Caladium Hilo Beauty 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 Hilo Beauty in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Caladium Hilo Beauty

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

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Care Summary for Caladium Hilo Beauty

Caladium Hilo Beauty

Caladium Hilo Beauty


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.

What other plant parents say

Caladium Hilo Beauty has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Caladium Hilo Beauty has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Caladium Hilo Beauty has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Mossycabbages avatar
@Mossycabbages
leaf-1 74 Plants
xp 3,152 XP
12/28/2021

One of my wishlist plants!! It grows so quickly and the leaves are gorgeous! I keep it in ~65% humidity with grow lights and spagnum moss covering the top of the soil

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Jq avatar
@Jq
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 101 XP
globe Marine Parade, Singapore
10/23/2021

Pretty and unique plant 💕🥰

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