Plant Care Mickey Mouse Alocasia

Mickey Mouse Alocasia

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Taxonomy

Alocasia xanthosoma variegata
Alocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Mickey Mouse Alocasia

Water

How often to water your Mickey Mouse Alocasia

Water needs for Mickey Mouse Alocasia
0.5 cups
every 9

Mickey Mouse Alocasia 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 Mickey Mouse Alocasia

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 Mickey Mouse Alocasia in your home

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

Mickey Mouse Alocasia 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 Mickey Mouse Alocasia

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

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Care Summary for Mickey Mouse Alocasia

Mickey Mouse Alocasia

Mickey Mouse Alocasia


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

Mickey Mouse Alocasia has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Mickey Mouse Alocasia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Crystal.incorrectly avatar
@Crystal.incorrectly
leaf-1 65 Plants
xp 3,385 XP
globe Ferndale, Michigan
11/17/2021

I’ve been dealing with spider mites since I got this plant. The little cups that form as the leaves grow are unfortunately great hiding places for the mites. Other than continually treating and dunking the plant, it’s been trying it’s hardest to survive

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