Plant Care Colocasia 'Black Ripple'

Colocasia 'Black Ripple'


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 located in Houston, TX.

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in Houston, TX

Houston, TX

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Growing Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in Houston, TX

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in Houston, TX

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 4% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 18.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Colocasia 'Black Ripple' in Houston, TX

Daylight will decrease by 0.4 hours 📉

July 28th, 2021

This month, Houston is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.2 total hours of dayli…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Houston, TX ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Colocasia 'Black Ripple' thrive 🌿!


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.

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 your location in Houston, TX, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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