A bold and beautiful houseplant, calathea looks good even without flowers. There are lots of varieties of calathea, but one of the most common has luscious, dark green leaves that have scalloped edges and silver brushmarks on the top of the leaves. Underneath, the leaves are a lovely shade of burgundy purple. Each one is a living work of art!
Calathea are great air purifying plants.
These plants are are non-toxic and pet friendly.
Plant Diameter: 6"
Light: Bright, indirect light. These babies thrive in a well-lit room where they are not exposed directly to the sun’s rays.
Water: Diluted water every 3-4 days. These tropical plants like to stay moist but do not want to soak. Therefore, we recommend checking that the top soil is dry every 3-4 days. When watering, add one cup of water to the plant and let it drain completely so it does not sit in water.
Misting: Frequent. These tropical plants enjoy humidity. You can mist them as often as you like to offer a more humid environment.
Fertilizer: Once a month. Add 1:1:1 fertilizer to the water once a month to give a boost of nutrients.