Caladium - Knowledgebase Question

Salisbury, NC
Question by catherine_ga
October 11, 2002
Are these perennials in my area and how do I prepare them for winter so they come back in the spring?


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Answer from NGA
October 11, 2002

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Caladiums are native to the tropics where temperatures rarely drop below 60F. If frost is likely, dig the tubers and store them in dry peat moss at temperatures of 50F - 60F. Replant in the spring when nighttime temperatures remain above 60F.

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