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Aaron Caladium and Heliconia Care

1 Care
1.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
Container, Ground, Pot
1.2 How to Plant?
Seedlings, Stem Cutting
From Rhizomes, Micropropagation
1.3 Plant Maintenance
Medium
Low
1.4 Watering Plants
1.4.1 Watering Requirements
Allow soil to be completely dry in between waterings, Water Deeply, Water less during winter
Average Water Needs
1.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
Lots of watering
1.4.3 In Spring
Moderate
Moderate
1.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
Average Water
1.5 Soil
1.5.1 Soil pH
Neutral, Alkaline
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
1.5.2 Soil Type
Loam, Sand
Loam, Sand
1.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
Average
1.6 Sun Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial shade
1.7 Pruning
Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth, Remove deadheads
Cut or pinch the stems, Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead branches, Remove dead leaves
1.8 Fertilizers
No fertilizers needed
Fertilize every two months
1.9 Pests and Diseases
fungus, Insects, Red blotch
Mealybugs, Nematodes, Red blotch, Soft scales
1.10 Plant Tolerance
Drought
Salt

Watering Aaron Caladium and Heliconia

Water is the most essential need of any plant. Watering requirements differ for every plant. Knowing the amount of water required is the most important part of Aaron Caladium and Heliconia Facts. One needs to adequately water the plants keeping in mind that plants need season wise variations in water levels. While taking Aaron Caladium and Heliconia care, it is important to know that too much water is more dangerous than not enough watering. Here we provide you with the exact watering required for your garden plant. Watering Aaron Caladium and Heliconia is as follows:

  • Watering Aaron Caladium in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Aaron Caladium in Winter: Average Water

  • Watering Heliconia in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Heliconia in Winter: Average Water

Aaron Caladium and Heliconia Diseases

Plants get infected many times due to lack of care. This makes it unhealthy and reduces its life too. Hence it is necessary to know the kind of disease on plants, to cure it and keep the plant healthy. Knowing About Aaron Caladium and Heliconia diseases is very important factor of Aaron Caladium and Heliconia Care. These plant's diseases are:

  • Aaron Caladium: fungus, Insects and Red blotch
  • Heliconia: Mealybugs, Nematodes, Red blotch and Soft scales

Aaron Caladium and Heliconia Pruning

Pruning is an important part of Aaron Caladium and Heliconia care. Pruning helps to grow the plant with a faster rate. Aaron Caladium and Heliconia pruning is done as follows:

  • Aaron Caladium pruning: Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth and Remove deadheads

  • Heliconia pruning: Cut or pinch the stems, Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead branches and Remove dead leaves

Plants need fertilizers for its growth and increasing the life. Aaron Caladium and Heliconia fertilizers are as follows:

  • Aaron Caladium fertilizers: No fertilizers needed
  • Heliconia fertilizers: Fertilize every two months