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Xanthosoma lindenii 'Magnificum'

$ 24.00
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The genus of the beautiful Xanthosoma lindenii 'Magnificum' has been debated for 150 years. Sometimes described as a Caladium, Xanthosoma, or most recently Phyllotaenium, the mystery around this plant makes it even more endearing to us.

The bright white veins on the elongated arrow-shaped leaves remind us of a jewel Alocasia or even a velvet Anthurium. This plant grows where North and South America meet, so they appreciate warm temperatures and humidity, but as a houseplant they're not too difficult to keep happy!

PLANT CARE

 Light: Bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feel dry. This plant prefers to stay evenly moist instead of very wet or very dry. 
• Considerations: Shield this plant from drafts. This plant appreciates slightly higher humidity. Like other Caladiums and Alocasias, if the temperature or light levels decrease too much, the plant can lose its leaves and enter a dormancy period until conditions improve.

WHAT TO EXPECT

You'll get a healthy Xanthosoma lindenii 'Magnificum' that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 4" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.

Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!

We include shipping box warmers at no charge as needed. Got questions? Check out our FAQ!