Caladium Humboldtii is one of the few Caladium species kept as a houseplant. Most Caladium cultivars are Caladium Bicolor. Caladiums are perennial foliage plants that rarely flower and are known for their colorful heart-shaped leaves. They are grown indoors and outdoors and will go dormant for the winter. To grow the healthiest Caladium possible, this post will show you how to take care of Caladium Humboldtii, including its sunlight, water, and soil requirements.
You can identify Caladium Humboldtii by its small size compared to other Caladiums. In addition, it has distinctive white patterning and wing-shaped leaves.
The species name “Humboldtii” was named after Alexander von Humboldt. He was a German naturalist and explorer who documented plant species in Latin America. His research formed the basis of the field of biogeography.
Caladium Humboldtii can be found for prices ranging from $50 to $100. Unfortunately, it may also be difficult to find this plant in general. At the time of writing, there is only one available for sale on Etsy.