‘Calidora’ produces big ribbed foliage that looks like it could have fanned Cleopatra once upon a time. Its upright, arrow-shaped leaves sit on larger-than-life petioles, and can grow up to 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. In full sun, you can expect a V-shaped clump, 2 feet wide at its base and 6 feet wide on top. ‘Calidora’ looks great in a pot or looming over a flower bed.
Likes moist but well-drained soil of moderate fertility in partial shade. Indoors, grow in filtered light. Provide high humidity, ample water, and fertilizer every 2 to 3 weeks during the growing season. Cut back on water in the winter.
Mealybugs and scale insects can affect garden plants, while fungal and bacterial leaf diseases are common under glass.
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Width: 6 to 10 feet
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Foliage Color: Green
Moisture: Medium to Wet
Growth Rate: Moderate
Plant Type: Perennials
Characteristics: Showy Foliage
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