Topical caladium poisoning. I got these caladium from nursery a week back. The first symptom of fusarium is the appearance of a few yellow leaves or a slight drooping of the lower leaves. Care of Caladium Plants: Overwintering Caladiums It seems a shame to have such a showy plant only give one season of color. Caladiums are tropical plants and cannot tolerate any frost and only emerge when the soil is warm. The type of soluble fertilizer that you can use for your indoor Caladiums could be Miracle-Gro Liquid All Purpose (8-7-6). Messages: 4 Likes Received: 0 Location: Bangalore. Chaithra New Member. Soon their leaves will die back and dry up and begin dormancy for the cold season. Keep them in a cool (not cold) place in … Caladium Stems Bending and Drooping. If the tubers are to be kept over the winter in temperate areas, they must be brought in before the first frost (or before soil temperatures drop below 55ºF). Discussion in 'Indoor and Greenhouse Plants' started by Chaithra, Jun 19, 2014. Though I have kept it moist and in a semi-shaded area, some of the leaves have started to droop to the ground. It seems to have slowed down with putting out new leaves lately, also. Dormancy shouldn't occur until the fall. happens if your dog eats any part of the caladium plant, including the leaves, root, and stalk To keep your caladium leaves healthy, the University of Florida IFAS Extension says to use a well-draining soil that is kept moist to the touch. Even so, some of the older leaves will always be flopping over no matter what you do. Small leaves, lack of color, and bent stems all can be caused by inadequate light. is caused by the exposure of your dog’s skin to the oils or liquid in the leaves, stalk, or roots of the caladium plant, it can also be caused by being stuck by a thorn from the caladium. Oral caladium poisoning. Move caladiums indoor as soon as the temperatures begin to drop if you had put them outdoor. I purchased this lovely Mis Muffet caladium at the garden center last Thursday. One of the things to address is to ensure the Caladium plants are not exposed to temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition, because most Caladiums are hybrids they often revert to all green. My caladium leaves are drooping. Caladium leaves have been drooping like crazy lately. I keep it indoors, in the bathroom, and water it regularly. Caladiums thrive in the hot and humid conditions of summer but will start to droop and lose leaves as temperatures cool. It gets some soft indirect light from the window. It was kept in a medium-light covered greenhouse area, and it was in full display when I purchased it. Caused by a soil-borne fungus, the fungus enters through the roots and passes up into the stem producing toxic substances. Your Caladium should really be in a sunny window. 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