About Wild Calla
Wild Calla is a small, rhizomatous, aquatic perennial with heart-shaped leaves and showy flowers and fruits during the summer. Colonies are frequently found in shallow waters of bogs, rivers, lakes, ponds, or swamps. The plant is native to Alaska, Canada, the northern United States, northern Europe, and northern Asia.
Also known as
Bog arum, Bog arum, Water arum, Calla, Marsh calla, Wild calla, Squaw claw and Water-arum
How to care for Wild Calla
Wild Calla needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 5th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 5th, 2021
San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 17.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…
December 4th, 2021
This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
Wild Calla 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..️
San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Wild Calla after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 3rd, 2021
The growing potential in San Antonio is medium 👌.
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…