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Fancy leaf Buck Caladium in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Caladium 'Buck'

 

Fancy leaf 'Buck' Caladium

'Buck' caladium are large exotic looking plants with decorative foliage. Long arrow head or elephant ear looking leaves. Very showy, good in containers.

 
plant Features
  • Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Fancy leaf Buck Caladium is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Fancy leaf 'Buck' Caladium

Latin name

Caladium 'Buck'

type

Perennial

family

Araceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Frost

    Fancy leaf Buck Caladium is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Fancy leaf Buck Caladium likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Fancy leaf Buck Caladium is 0.20meters x 0.30meters 0.20 M 0.30 M

Caladium 'Buck'

'Buck' caladium are large exotic looking plants with decorative foliage. Long arrow head or elephant ear looking leaves. Very showy, good in containers.


Flowering

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Although Caladium does not produce flowers, it is grown for its impressive colourful foliage which appears from early spring until it dies down in Autumn.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Start the tubers into growth in early spring at a temperature of 21C. Place the tubers into a box of damp peat or moss and syringe them twice daily. Once growth emerges, plant them into pots of proprietary peat mixture. Good drainage is essential.

 
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