PLANT CARE ( Caladium | Caladium Festivia )
|The ideal temperatures are 70° to 85° F and nighttime temperatures stay above 60° F.|
|Provide at least 4 hours of filtered sunlight from bright south, east, or west windows. Too much sun exposure can cause scorched leaves.|
|Grow in a high-moisture environment or use a humidifier to increase moisture levels. Frequent misting can also help boost humidity.|
|Provide enough moisture throughout the growing season to keep the soil evenly moist. If you allow the soil to dry out, the leaves may be yellow and drop.|
The Caladium | Caladium Festivia plant has a rest period, in autumn the leaves die, watering is reduced, and dying leaves should be cut off in time. In winter, the tubers are kept in old soil or sand at a temperature of at least 55,4 ° F. Heat and moisture-loving shade-tolerant plant. However, Caladium Festivia does not tolerate drafts and does not tolerate water falling on the leaves. Leaves can not be wiped; they are very thin. Every year in March. Additionally, it should take out the old tubers from the pot and plant about 3 tubers in a pot 18 cm in diameter. If growing from tubers, plant them in garden beds about 1 to 2 inches deep with the pointed end (stem) pointing up. Space plants are about 8 to 12 inches apart, based on their size at maturity. However, in cooler climates, you can start tubers indoors in early spring. Additionally, Caladium Festivia doesn’t need a lot of fertilizer, and using too much can burn the leaves. However, divide tubers in spring after bringing them out of winter storage. Cut each tuber into smaller pieces that contain at least one “eye” or knob from which new growth will start. Allow the cut pieces to dry for a day before planting.
An example picture gives a trustworthy image of the plant with good care. The plant in the example picture is not the real plant to deliver. This is an example, so variations are possible. Eventually, the delivered plant may differ in for example size, the number of flowers & branches, The Plant Will be in a Plastic Pot Not The One Shown In The Picture.