Plant Care varigated elephants ear

varigated elephants ear


Alocasia Odora Variegata

How to care for varigated elephants ear


How often to water your varigated elephants ear

Water needs for varigated elephants ear
0.5 cups
every 9

varigated elephants 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 varigated elephants ear

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for varigated elephants ear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant varigated elephants ear: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

varigated elephants 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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How to fertilize varigated elephants ear

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for varigated elephants 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 varigated elephants ear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for varigated elephants ear

varigated elephants ear

varigated elephants ear

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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