How to grow Calathea roseopicta

Calathea roseopicta growing leaf plant of the genus Calathea also known as Pin-stripe calathea, Calathea roseopicta perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grows in tropics climate or houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12b+.

Calathea roseopicta flowers

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

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

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Requirements for Calathea roseopicta 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?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 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 as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
Beehive like pink flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom

Scientific name:

Calathea roseopicta

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Ornamental parts

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