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:
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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