Plant Care Calidora Elephant's Ear

Calidora Elephant's Ear

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Alocasia 'Calidora'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Calidora Elephant's Ear

Water

How often to water your Calidora Elephant's Ear

Water needs for Calidora Elephant's Ear
0.5 cups
every 9

Calidora Elephant's Ear 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 Calidora Elephant's Ear

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Calidora Elephant's Ear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Calidora Elephant's Ear: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Calidora Elephant's Ear 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 Calidora Elephant's Ear

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Calidora Elephant's Ear: 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 Calidora Elephant's Ear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Calidora Elephant's Ear

Calidora Elephant's Ear

Calidora Elephant's Ear


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.

What other plant parents say

Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Calidora Elephant's Ear has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Its_millie28 avatar
@Its_millie28
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 499 XP
06/19/2021

Not sure if I’m not properly taking care of this plant but I’ve noticed that when one blooms, one will die. Other than that, when one blooms they tend to get big.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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