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 Portland, Oregon.
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 intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Portland is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
October 4th, 2022
Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 38% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
October 3rd, 2022
This month, Portland is getting an average of 12.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 18% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of day…
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 Portland, Oregon ☀️.️
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.
October 1st, 2022
The growing potential in Portland is medium 👌.
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 an…
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