Caladiums Can Make Great Houseplants

Caladiums can be grown outdoors, but their colorful leaves make them an attractive plant for indoor gardening. They do require a four month resting period (such as a dark, warm closet), making them less than ideal for the gardening minimalists.

Plant in a standard pot used for indoor gardening. Minature caladium wll thrive in terrarium. Use a quality potting mix, such as Miracle-Gro potting mix.

Provide plenty of light, such as a sunny north window. Place them in a dark, warm closet for four months once a year to provided a needed resting period.

Feed while it is actively growing, and never during the dormant period. Use a plant food that is ideal for indoor gardening, such as

Water often enough to keep the soil damp. While in dormancy, water enough to keep the soil from drying out.