Plant Care Alocasia longiloba
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Alocasia longiloba

Taxonomy

Alocasia longiloba
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia longiloba

Water

How often to water your Alocasia longiloba

Water needs for Alocasia longiloba
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia longiloba needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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 longiloba

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 longiloba in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

63% Medium

Growing Alocasia longiloba in Westerville right now

Light needs for plant Alocasia longiloba in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Alocasia longiloba in Westerville, Ohio

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.4% ☀️

October 19th, 2021

Westerville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Westerville is expected to decrease by 35.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Alocasia longiloba in Westerville, Ohio

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 21st, 2021

This month, Westerville is getting an average of 9.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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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..️

Westerville, Ohio currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

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Care Summary for Alocasia longiloba

Alocasia longiloba

Alocasia longiloba


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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