Plant Care Alocasia 'Regal Shields'
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Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

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Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Alocasia 'Regal Shields'
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 7
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Alocasia 'Regal Shields' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rating of the plant Alocasia 'Regal Shields' named Francis by Athena61 on Greg, the plant care app
04/23/2021

This is a show stopper! I’ve heard Alocasia is a difficult plant, but I’ve found it to be pretty easy to care for. I give it some supplemental light (North window), careful to not overwater, fertiliz…

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Js.cabral27 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Alocasia 'Regal Shields' named Eva by Js.cabral27 on Greg, the plant care app
06/17/2021

New plant, I will update this plant after 1 month of caring for it!

Shirreene avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Alocasia 'Regal Shields' named Groot by Shirreene on Greg, the plant care app
06/03/2021

Easy grower but easily damageable when transferring to soil for me

How to care for Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

Water

How often to water your Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

Water needs for Alocasia 'Regal Shields'
0.5 cups
every 9

Alocasia 'Regal Shields' 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 'Regal Shields'

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 Alocasia 'Regal Shields' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alocasia 'Regal Shields': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alocasia 'Regal Shields' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Alocasia 'Regal Shields' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

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

Care Summary for Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

Alocasia 'Regal Shields'

Alocasia 'Regal Shields'


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.

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