Calathea in plastic liner. It 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 indirect indoor light. Do not place in direct light. Calatheas prefer well-drained soil and high humidity to thrive. Calathea houseplants should be kept moist, but not soggy. We recommend letting the soil dry slightly between waterings.
Formal name: Goeppertia
Nicknames: Zebra plant, peacock plant, and rattlesnake plant
Native habitat: Brazilian tropical forests, Central and South America, West Indies.
Difficulty level: Easy-medium.
Light requirements: Prefers light shade or indirect light indoors. Do not place in direct light.
Watering: Frequent; however, let the soil dry slightly between waterings. Do not let this plant sit in soggy soil.
Soil: Rich, well-draining. We recommend a combination of indoor potting soil and perlite.
Temperature: Calatheas 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.