Plant Care Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Also known as

Alocasia Mayan Mask


Alocasia 'Mayan Mask'

How to care for Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'


How often to water your Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Water needs for Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'
0.5 cups
every 9

Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask' 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 Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask' in your home

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

Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask' 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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How to fertilize Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

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

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Care Summary for Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Elephant Ear 'Mayan Mask'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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