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Caladium lindenii

Caladium lindenii

Regular price£45.00

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.

Watering

Watering

Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.

Light

Light

I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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Useful Information

Plant Bio

Caladium lindenii is part of the Araceae family and was previously known as Xanathasoma lindenii. It is a herbaceous shrub that grows from tuberous rhizomes, the petiole is either erect or slightly curved and is covered in short hairs. Leaves are saggitate in shape, light to dark green in colour and have white veins. 

After their leaves have died back, the dormant tubers will produce new growth the following year. Store dormant tubers in the dark at 15°C, they will remain dormant for around 5 months, from early autumn to early spring, during this time they should only be watered once a month.

Pot: 14cm diameter.

Height: Approximately 30cm from base of pot.

Secrets to success

Temperature: An average temperature of 21˚C. 

Light: Bright in-direct light and bright shade. 

Watering: Keep potting mix moist until the leaves die back. 

Air humidity: High humidity, this can be achieved by placing the plant on a tray of watered pebbles, grouping plants together and using a humidifier. 

Fertilising: Only feed during active growth period, every two weeks and half the recommended dosage of your chosen fertiliser.

Potting mix: Use a fertile, moist, but well-draining mix.

This plant is toxic, touching the leaves may also irritate skin. Keep out of reach of pets and children. 

Delivery & Returns

​General

Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 

Returns

We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

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