Large Leaf Elephant Food
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Also known as
Portulacaria afra macrophylla
Portulacaria afra 'Macrophylla'
How to care for Large Leaf Elephant Food
Large Leaf Elephant Food needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Worth, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 30th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 27th, 2023
Fort Worth is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 24.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy pe…
January 31st, 2023
This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 7.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of d…
Large Leaf Elephant Food love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.
Large Leaf Elephant Food does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Large Leaf Elephant Food after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 29th, 2023
The growing potential in Fort Worth is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to re…