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Alocasia longiloba

Taxonomy

Alocasia longiloba
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia longiloba

Light

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Finding light for Alocasia longiloba in your home

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

Alocasia longiloba 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 longiloba

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

Care Summary for Alocasia longiloba

Alocasia longiloba

Alocasia longiloba


Greg recommends:

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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