White Christmas

General information

White Christmas is a very popular caladium variety known for its big, snow-white heart shaped leaves and distinctive and pronounced deep green mid-veins and deep green edges or borders. Petiole colour is light green with light black streaks. Abaxial (lower) leaf blade colour is light green and white. It is relatively a tall variety, measuring 18 to 24 inches. It is a very distinctive white and green caladium in the Fancy White group. It is a marvellous addition to shady garden corners that need a little brightening up. It prefers fi ltered sun, full shade to partial shade. It is suitable for mass planting and looks attractive and eye catching in groups of three or more, or when mixed with other caladiums. It can be planted in pots or as spectacular ground cover


Salient features
Plant Height 32.83 cm
No. of Leaves 7.67
Length of leaf 22.33 cm
Width of leaf 15.00 cm
Petiole length 32.333 cm
Petiole girth 18.92 mm
Petiole colour Light green
Leaf shape Heart-shaped




  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa
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