Plant Care Alocasia Silver Dragon
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Alocasia Silver Dragon

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Alocasia Silver Dragon has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Alocasia Silver Dragon has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Alocasia baginda 'Silver Dragon'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Alocasia Silver Dragon has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Alocasia Silver Dragon has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Alocasia Silver Dragon has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1

How to care for Alocasia Silver Dragon

Water

How often to water your Alocasia Silver Dragon

Water needs for Alocasia Silver Dragon
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia Silver Dragon 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 Alocasia Silver Dragon

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 Alocasia Silver Dragon in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alocasia Silver Dragon: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alocasia Silver Dragon 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 Alocasia Silver Dragon

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alocasia Silver Dragon: 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 Alocasia Silver Dragon after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Alocasia Silver Dragon

Alocasia Silver Dragon

Alocasia Silver Dragon


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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