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 Houston, 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 Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Electric Blue Gecko in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 21st, 2022

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 Electric Blue Gecko in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 9.6% ☀️

May 21st, 2022

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 9.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.6 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Electric Blue Gecko in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

May 21st, 2022

This month, Houston is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.8 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: 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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Electric Blue Gecko thrive 🌿!

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 Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 15th, 2022

The growing potential in Houston is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any p…

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

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