Small Calathea

$18.00

Calathea in plastic liner.

This Calathea will fit perfect in any container larger than 4″ (we recommend something with holes in the bottom for proper drainage).

This Calathea is a gorgeous indoor plant with lush, decorative leaves!

This plant requires low light conditions, it does best in light shade and dappled indoor light. Do not place in direct light. Calathea’s prefers well-drained soil and requires high humidity to thrive. Calathea houseplants should be kept moist, but not soggy. We recommend letting the soil dry slightly between waterings.

Read more Calathea care instructions below.

 

 

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Description

Formal name: (unknown)

Nicknames: zebra plant, peacock plant, and rattlesnake plant

Family: Marantaceae

Native habitat: Brazilian tropical forests, Central and South America, West Indies.

Difficulty level: easy-medium.

Light requirements: prefers light shade and dappled light indoors. Do not place in direct light.

Watering: frequent, however let the soil slightly dry between waterings. Do not let the Maranta sit in soggy soil.

Soil: Rich well draining. We recommend a combination of indoor potting soil and perlite.

Temperature: They are highly sensitive to cold, drafts, and sudden temperature fluctuations. Best if kept between 60 and 80 F. (16-27 C.)

These plants may seem difficult. However, given the correct environment, they will thrive and continue to product beautiful foliage and ornate leaves! They grow best in warm, humid, and well-lit conditions, but they never do well in direct sunlight.

Read more about propagation, fertilization and additional care on the sites below.

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