How to grow Calathea

Calathea grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Calathea also known as Pin-stripe calathea, Calathea perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropical climate or houseplant and grow in hardiness zone 11+.

Calathea leaves

Leaves color green, purple, green with purple or white stripes, white-green or purple-black with green, can be with like “burning marks”, under the leaves can be in green, red or purple color, the leaves in elliptic shape.

Flower color yellow, orange, white, pink flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom.

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How to grow Calathea growing and care:

Rain water, more than 15C, optimal temperature 18-25C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
Yellow, orange, white, pink flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom

Scientific name:

Calathea

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