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?
No

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?
30-60 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 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 or orange flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom

Scientific name:

Calathea rufibarba

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