Caladium Plants

Planting Caladium Bulbs


Anonymous added on June 8, 2011 | Answered

I live in the deep south, Louisiana. I need to know when is the best time to plant caladium bulbs? Is it better to buy the plants now? It is extremly hot here right now; today it was 97 degrees, with a 102 heat index. . . muggy hot. Also, do I have to dig them up in the fall?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 9, 2011

This article will help you:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/caladium/caladium-plant-care.htm

While you could plant them now, due to the excessive heat, you would have to water them at least twice a day. In your zone, it may not be necessary to dig them up.

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