Also known as Xanthasoma Lindenii, this stunning plant is easily identified by it's incredible white veining and large arrow shaped leaves. They'll be happiest in bright indirect light, slightly higher humidity and should be watered when the top inch of soil has dried out. Perhaps a little more finnicky that some other plants, but completely worth it!
Pot size: 14cm
This plant is only available for local delivery or collection.
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light but keep away from direct sun which can burn the very delicate foliage.
||Bright indirect light if they are still actively growing - if dormant they can be kept in lower light areas.|
|Water when the top inch of soil is dry.
||Cut back on watering in the winter when the plant is not actively growing.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures but prefer higher humidity levels.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Angel Wings
Scientific Name: Caladium lindenii 'Magnificum'
Origin: Central & South America
Toxicity: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by root division when you repot the mother plant.
Common problems: Yellow leaf spots caused by inconsistent watering or direct sunlight.
Care Tips: Good air circulation will help to keeps pests at bay!
Fun Fact: People often think their plant has died if it loses all of it's leaves in the winter months - usually this means the plant has just gone dormant so don't throw it away! It should start growing for you again in the spring.
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.