Caladium Mix Bulbs
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Each order includes 5 Caladium bulbs of the selected color(Red, White or Pink). Each color has a mix of various varieties:
White Mix includes Aaron, Grey Ghost, Candidum, Tapestry, Cranberry Star, Candidum Jr, Moonlight, Garden White, White Queen, White Christmas varieties
Red Mix includes Scarlet Pimpernel, Brandywine, Blaze, Freida Hemple, Fire Chief, Lava Glow, Postman Joyner, Royal Flush, Florida Cardinal, Red Flash
Pink Mix includes Carolyn Whorton, Pink Beauty, Kathleen, Florida Elise, Pink Cloud, Fannie Munson, Pink Illusion, Rosebud, Summer Pink
Plant them right side up 2" deep in a bright and warm spot, and keep the soil moist. Keep out of direct sunlight, and maintain temperatures of at least 70F(no more than 90F). The warmer it is, the faster the bulbs will sprout. Caladiums will sprout anytime from a week to a month. Fertilize (ideally with bonemeal) ~1 a month.
These bulbs are for the 2023 growing season.
Bulbs sprouted in the bag. Plant grew quickly. Stunning foliage.
I bought my caladium bulbs 11/18, they were delivered 11/22, and I potted/planted them 11/23. I kept the soil very moist and they slept under a regular grow light for a few days until I got a full spectrum light. My first bulb sprouted 12/8 and now all of the rest are following suit. The first pot has these beautiful pinkish/red and green leaves. They look absolutely amazing! Im obsessed!
So far so good with shipping delivery and packaging I planted them last week and hoping to see a bloom soon
Only reason for 4 stars, is I'm waiting for some sprouts from my bulbs. Listing was for bulbs, I got 5 so that was awesome! I have 1 of the 5 starting to sprout, waiting on the others. I have faith though, it hasn't been much more than a week! Cannot wait to see what I get.
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how difficult are these seeds to grow?
Houseplant seeds are generally trickier to grow than your more common garden seed varieties- they require a specific setup and more time to sprout. You can find the difficulty for each seed variety specified under the "about the seeds" tab on each product page.
how long does it take for the seeds to germinate?
Houseplant seeds take longer than most seeds to germinate, the average time for germination is 2-3 weeks. If you're curious about the sprouting time for a specific seed variety, you can find that information in the "about the seeds" tab on each product page.
how do I grow houseplant seeds?
All of our orders come with a basic starter guide for you to follow, but our seed guide here goes in much more detail and also offers alternative seed starter methods.
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my seeds aren't germinating, what do I do?
Houseplant seeds are tricky, and sometimes certain more difficult varieties can take some practice to finally get them to sprout!
If you're having trouble with the seeds, you're not alone. Luckily there are ways to sometimes salvage seeds by adjusting the setup- this quiz can help diagnose any issues you may have with your setup and make suggestions for how to improve it.
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