Calathea rufibarba growing leaf plant of the genus Calathea also known as Furry feather calathea or Velvet Calathea, Calathea rufibarba perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropical climate or houseplant and grow in hardiness zone 11+.
Calathea rufibarba leaves
Leaves color green with purple under the leaves, the leaves in elliptic shape.
Flower color yellow or orange flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom.
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Requirements for Calathea rufibarba 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?
30-60 cm, 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
Yellow or orange flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom