Plant Care Alocasia Portodora
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Alocasia Portodora

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Alocasia Portodora has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Alocasia Portodora has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Alocasia 'Portora', Alocasia 'Portora', Elephant Ear 'Portora' and Upright Elephant Ear

Taxonomy

Alocasia portodora
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Alocasia Portodora

Water

How often to water your Alocasia Portodora

Water needs for Alocasia Portodora
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia Portodora 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 Portodora

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 'Portora' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alocasia Portodora: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alocasia Portodora 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 Alocasia Portodora

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

Care Summary for Alocasia Portodora

Alocasia Portodora

Alocasia Portodora


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

Alocasia Portodora has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Alocasia Portodora has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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05/13/2021

Use a moss pole or a stick to ensure the plant grows strong and upright

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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