Plant Care Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Alocasia 'Low Rider' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Alocasia 'Low Rider' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Alocasia 'Low Rider'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Water

How often to water your Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Water needs for Alocasia 'Low Rider'
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia 'Low Rider' 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 'Low Rider'

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.

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Finding light for Alocasia 'Low Rider' in your home

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

Alocasia 'Low Rider' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Alocasia 'Low Rider' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alocasia 'Low Rider'

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

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Care Summary for Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Alocasia 'Low Rider'

Alocasia 'Low Rider'


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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