Plant Care Alocasia Green Shield

Alocasia Green Shield

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Alocasia Green Shield has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Alocasia Green Shield has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Alocasia clypeolata
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia Green Shield

Water

How often to water your Alocasia Green Shield

Water needs for Alocasia Green Shield
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia Green Shield 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 Green Shield

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alocasia Green Shield in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alocasia Green Shield: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alocasia Green Shield 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 Green Shield

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

FAQs
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Dormancy
Native Region

Care Summary for Alocasia Green Shield

Alocasia Green Shield

Alocasia Green Shield


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

Alocasia Green Shield has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Alocasia Green Shield has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Alocasia Green Shield has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Cr8zpl8lady avatar
@Cr8zpl8lady
leaf-1 52 Plants
xp 878 XP
globe Yorktown, Virginia
07/25/2021

This plant will go dormant!!!! Don’t toss it when you think it’s dying or dead, continue to care for it and it will come back!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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