Caladium Humboldtii has a distinct white splash of color on its heart-shaped leaves. This is a perfect plant for dwarf caladium collectors who loves a mix of green and white foliage. This thrives best during the summer and is typically found on underground with low light areas.
- Plant height of 3 to 4 inches
- Small – minimum of 5 leaves
- Medium -minimum of 10 leaves
- Large – minimum of 15 leaves
- XLarge – minimum of 20 leaves
- Pot diameter of 3 to 4 inches
This plant for sale in Manila is a native caladium variety in the tropical forests of Venezuela. Caladiums are often called as elephant ears which are somehow related to Alocasia plants. This genera of plant is also known to be toxic for pets. So, make sure to put your Caladium Humboldtii in a place where your pets could not easily reach.
Caladiums in general loves shaded or low light areas so, make sure to give them only two to four hours of morning sunlight. Like other plants, Humboldtii needs atleast twice to thrice watering each week. Make sure to monitor its soil in between waterings to avoid over-watering because this may lead to yellowing of its leaves and rotting of the plant’s root system.
In propagating a Caladium, do not water the plant a day before the propagation to help it properly adjust on its new environment. Once ready, take the whole plant out of the soil and separate the stems according to each bulb found under the soil. Tap the plant to remove any excess soil and you can now directly place it into a new pot. Water them immediately after placing the bulb on top of the soil. They need moisture after not receiving it for a good 24 hours.