Calathea makoyana (12cm Pot)
Product Code: 182553
- With its somewhat tropical origins, Calathea makoyana otherwise known as the Peacock Plant is a tall, slender plant that with the right care can become a colorful house plant for your collection
- Sold in a 12cm nursery pot
- Light:Indirect sunlight is best suited for this species. Direct sun will damage the leaves and low light will slow growth, so a bit of balance is required
- Watering: Water thoroughly during the growing season then naturally reduce during winter. Good drainage is important
- Humidity: Calatheas enjoy humidity in their natural climate. If you can try and raise the levels even if you just mist the plant or seat the pot on a tray of pebbles with water inside. When the humidity is low from dry air you may notice leaf tips browning
- Temperature: Ideal temperatures required should be between 15.5-24ºC. Avoid sudden drops that will affect growth and cold drafts
Partial shade, well-lit but sunless spot during winter. Keep compost moist using soft, tepid water and reduce watering in winter. Mist foliage regularly - stand on saucer of damp pebbles. Average temp, min 12°C.
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