Plant Care Stingray Elephant Ear
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Stingray Elephant Ear

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Stingray Elephant Ear has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Stingray Elephant Ear has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Alocasia macrorrhiza 'Stingray'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Stingray Elephant Ear

Water

How often to water your Stingray Elephant Ear

Water needs for Stingray Elephant Ear
0.5 cups
every 9

Stingray Elephant Ear 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 Stingray Elephant Ear

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Stingray Elephant Ear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stingray Elephant Ear: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Stingray Elephant Ear 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 Stingray Elephant Ear

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

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Care Summary for Stingray Elephant Ear

Stingray Elephant Ear

Stingray Elephant Ear


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.

What other plant parents say

Stingray Elephant Ear has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Stingray Elephant Ear has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Stingray Elephant Ear has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Emily avatar
@Emily
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 31 XP
globe Cardiff, Wales
09/04/2021

Can be fussy and needs looking after but soooo rewarding, she’s so beautiful and grows so fast

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower

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