Plant Care Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

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

Taxonomy

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'
Colocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Water

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
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 Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Colocasia 'Black Ripple': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Colocasia 'Black Ripple' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Colocasia 'Black Ripple' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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