Plant Care Colocasia Milky Way

Colocasia Milky Way

Reviewed by: None | Last Updated: 02/25/2022

Taxonomy

Colocasia 'Elepaio'
Colocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Colocasia Milky Way

Water

How often to water your Colocasia Milky Way

Water needs for Colocasia Milky Way
0.5 cups
every 9

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 San Jose, California.

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 Colocasia Milky Way

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 Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

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Growing Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 3rd, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Jose is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose, California

Sunlight will decrease by 29.1% ☀️

October 4th, 2022

San Jose is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to decrease by 29.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.3 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.7 hours 📉

September 27th, 2022

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 12.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.2 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Colocasia Milky Way in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Colocasia Milky Way: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

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 San Jose, California ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Colocasia Milky Way thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Colocasia Milky Way

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Colocasia Milky Way: 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 Colocasia Milky Way after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Colocasia Milky Way

Nutrient needs for plant Colocasia Milky Way in San Jose, California

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

September 30th, 2022

The growing potential in San Jose 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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Care Summary for Colocasia Milky Way

Colocasia Milky Way

Colocasia Milky Way


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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