Plant Care Electric Blue Gecko

Electric Blue Gecko

About Electric Blue Gecko

Electric Blue Gecko is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Electric Blue Gecko likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Colocasia 'Electric Blue Gecko'
Colocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Electric Blue Gecko

Water

How often to water your Electric Blue Gecko

Water needs for Electric Blue Gecko
0.5 cups
every 9

Electric Blue Gecko needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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 Electric Blue Gecko

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Electric Blue Gecko in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

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Growing Electric Blue Gecko in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Austin, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 17.9% ☀️

December 6th, 2022

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 17.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Austin is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Electric Blue Gecko in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Electric Blue Gecko: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Electric Blue Gecko may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Austin, Texas ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Electric Blue Gecko

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Electric Blue Gecko: 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 Electric Blue Gecko after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Electric Blue Gecko

Nutrient needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Austin, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2022

The growing potential in Austin is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot …

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Care Summary for Electric Blue Gecko

Electric Blue Gecko

Electric Blue Gecko


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Austin, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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