Colocasia Milky Way
Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is (nearly!) a Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
How to care for Colocasia Milky Way
Colocasia Milky Way needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 4th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
October 4th, 2022
Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 28.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.2 megajoules of energy per m2…
October 3rd, 2022
This month, Nashville is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of …
Colocasia Milky Way 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 Nashville, Tennessee ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Colocasia Milky Way thrive 🌿!
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 Milky Way after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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