Plant Care Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021


Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

How to care for Colocasia 'Black Ripple'


How often to water your Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Water needs for Colocasia 'Black Ripple'
0.5 cups
every 9

Colocasia 'Black Ripple' 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 Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Colocasia 'Black Ripple': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Colocasia 'Black Ripple' 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 Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Colocasia 'Black Ripple': 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 Colocasia 'Black Ripple' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

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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