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The ultimate guide for using Leca for your houseplants

Find out everything you need to know to use Leca for your houseplants. What are the benefits? What are the challenges? Are there any gotchas you should know when using Leca for your houseplants? This ultimate guide will teach you everything you need to know.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

  1. How to prepare Leca for first use
  2. How to clean your pots for use with Leca
  3. What is Leca and why is it useful for plants?
  4. The pros and cons of using Leca to grow your plants
  5. How to grow an Alocasia Zebrina in Leca
  6. How to grow a Monstera in Leca
  7. How to grow Sansevierias in Leca
  8. How to water a plant in Leca

In this ultimate guide to using Leca to grow your plants, we've split the entire process into smaller chunks, so you don't get overwhelmed with information.

1. How to prepare Leca for first use

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How to prepare Leca for first use

Cleaning Leca before you're using it for the first time is very important to keep your plants healthy. In this short guide, we're going over how you can do this and make your Leca ready to be used with your plants

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2. How to clean your pots for use with Leca

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How to clean your pots for use with Leca

When you're planting your plants in Leca, you'll need to clean your pots thoroughly. Cleaning your pots help you to avoid problems down the line. In this short guide, we're going to look at how to best clean your pots for use with Leca.

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5. How to grow an Alocasia Zebrina in Leca

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How to grow an Alocasia Zebrina in Leca

Leca is a great way to properly water your plants, prevent pests, and fertilizing your plants consistently. In this guide, we go over the steps you have to take to properly take care of the Alocasia Zebrina when it's planted in Leca.

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6. How to grow a Monstera in Leca

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How to grow a Monstera in Leca

In this guide, we'll go over the process of converting a Monstera Deliciosa planted in soil to planting it in Leca. This process is very similar for any Monstera, so if you don't have a Monstera Deliciosa you can still follow along with the steps.

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8. How to water a plant in Leca

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How to water a plant in Leca

Watering a plant in Leca is a little different than watering a plant in soil. In this short guide, we'll go over how you can properly water your plants in Leca and make sure they get the fertilizer and moisture they need to thrive.

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