Alocasia ‘Red Secret’
Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is (nearly!) a Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
Also known as
Elephant Ear 'Red Secret'
Alocasia cuprea 'Red Secret'
How to care for Alocasia ‘Red Secret’
Alocasia ‘Red Secret’ needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Alocasia ‘Red Secret’ 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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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 ‘Red Secret’ after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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