Plant Care Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

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Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'
Colocasia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Water

How often to water your Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Water needs for Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'
0.5 cups
every 9

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Colocasia 'Black Sapphire 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 Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Colocasia 'Black Sapphire Gecko' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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leaf-1 34 Plants
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globe Kyle, TX
04/27/2022

The black leaves are so dreamy😍 I learned that it loves humidity and sun! I originally had her placed farther from the window and her leaves would not turn black till she was closer to the window

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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