Plants for sale are Caladium Bi color plants. Plants for sale are between 4"- 8" tall Each Caladium I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Blooms all summer long! We sell only live virus indexed "negative" plants not bulbs. Bulbs will carry any diseases the donor plant may have and with older plants the probability of that occurring is very high that's why we offer only lab tested culture grown, Virus indexed plants that are safe for your garden. This dusty green plant with splotches of bright lavender on its leaves makes this one look out of this world. We recommend using only Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer. Ships to the continental United States only.
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How to grow Caladium Elephant ears,
Caladium soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 50 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal; 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Caladium. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 5.6-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight. Plants will produce large fragrant flowers. Caladium plant care, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water any members of the Caladium family. Caladium fertilizer, this heavy feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with a one half-strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 20-20-20. Caladium pests and disease are few and far between. Alocasia are also referred to as Giant taro, Ape plant, Elephant Ear, Ape flower, Elephant’s Ear Plant, Night-scented Lily, New Guinea Shield, and Taro. Caladium are generally grown from side shoots or bulbs vs seeds. There are hundreds of varieties of Caladium. Florida Hill Nursery is your internet source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online Plant selection ensures the best selection of internet plants available. Ceck out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and norther temperate climate plants. Buy 1 plant or tree and recieve free shipping on the next three plants or trees using *best way shipping. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals and fruit trees can add a piece of the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse, patio or garden.