Plant Care Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
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Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

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Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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@Kaeru
Tallahassee, FL
Rating of the plant Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' named demeter by Kaeru on Greg, the plant care app
04/22/2021

she’s really out here zoomin’

How to care for Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Water

How often to water your Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Water needs for Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' 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 'Dragon Scale'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' in your home

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

Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' 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 'Dragon Scale'

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

Care Summary for Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'


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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