Calathea Plant is an eye-catching indoor plant with highly variegated leaves that will make a statement in any location they are placed in. A unique feature of these plants is the hair-like tuffs on the leaf undersides earning them the common name 'Furry Feather Calathea'. It is one of the most sought-after houseplants and is an excellent container companion. The plant likes to be a little pot bound, leading it to appear bushy and over-flowing from the container. It is an excellent houseplant addition and is a good stress-tolerant variety.
About Furry Feather Calathea Plant
- It is a low maintenance houseplant.
- The Plant has deep green velvety leaves, with a prominent mid-vein and streaks of green on the leaves. The leaf undersides have hair like outgrowths.
- The plant likes moist and humid conditions and can dry out quickly with inadequate moisture.
- Propagating this plant is very easy through division and cutting.
- The Plant is widely used for ornamental purposes. It can be used as a desk plant or in workspaces.
- The plant is a pet-friendly variety.
- Healthy & robust Calathea of upto 3-6 inches in height.
- 7.5 Inch Pearl White Pot (as shown in image)
- PlantCare planner prepared by Botanist (will be shared over WhatsApp).
- The mentioned specifications are indicative only. Actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
How to care for Calathea Plant?
Light and Temperature tips for Calathea Plant
- The plant grows best in bright lighted, but shaded conditions, keep it in shade during hot summer months.
- The plant grows best in bright to medium light, but can also tolerate low light conditions.
- The temperature should vary between 18- 30 degrees celsius
- The plant can also grow in low light levels, but let it soak up some bright light at least twice a week for better growth.
Water Tips for Healthy Growth of Calathea Plant
- Always examine the moistness of the soil and water accordingly.
- Make sure that the top of the soil does not completely dry out since these plants are very susceptible to drought conditions.
- Overwatering causes leaf yellowing, leaf dropping and root rot.
- Reduce watering during winter months.
Soil Tips for Calathea Plant
- Fertilize the plant twice a month throughout spring and the growing season.
- Use NPK 10-10-10 fertilizers with 50% dilution.
- You should use any organic fertilizer.