Plant Care Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Taxonomy

Alocasia 'Imperial Red'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Water

How often to water your Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Water needs for Alocasia 'Imperial Red'
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia 'Imperial Red' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Saint Paul, MN.

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 'Imperial Red'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul, MN

Saint Paul, MN

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Growing Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul right now

Light needs for plant Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul, MN

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 15th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Saint Paul is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul, MN

Sunlight intensity will increase by 9.1% ☀️

June 15th, 2021

Saint Paul is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Saint Paul is expected to increase by 9.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.2 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul, MN

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

June 15th, 2021

This month, Saint Paul is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.4 total hours of …

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Finding light for Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in your home

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

Alocasia 'Imperial Red' 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Saint Paul, MN ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Alocasia 'Imperial Red' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

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

When to repot Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Nutrient needs for plant Alocasia 'Imperial Red' in Saint Paul, MN

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 10th, 2021

The growing potential in Saint Paul is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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Care Summary for Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Alocasia 'Imperial Red'

Alocasia 'Imperial Red'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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