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 long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot 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 Charlotte, North Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Growing Electric Blue Gecko in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.7% ☀️

December 2nd, 2021

Charlotte is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to decrease by 23.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Electric Blue Gecko in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Electric Blue Gecko: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Electric Blue Gecko love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Electric Blue Gecko does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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 Charlotte, North Carolina

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

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Charlotte 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 rep…

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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

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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