Large Leaf Elephant Food
Portulacaria afra forma 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 Irondequoit, New York.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 18th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Irondequoit is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …
January 12th, 2022
This month, Irondequoit is getting an average of 5.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 5.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of d…
Large Leaf Elephant Food may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Irondequoit, New York ⛅.
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.