Plant Care Alocacia Black Velvet

Alocacia Black Velvet

Taxonomy

Alocacia reginula
Alocacia

How to care for Alocacia Black Velvet

Water

How often to water your Alocacia Black Velvet

Water needs for Alocacia Black Velvet
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocacia Black Velvet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Alocacia Black Velvet

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alocacia Black Velvet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alocacia Black Velvet: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alocacia Black Velvet may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alocacia Black Velvet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alocacia Black Velvet: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Alocacia Black Velvet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Alocacia Black Velvet

Alocacia Black Velvet

Alocacia Black Velvet


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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