Calathea Maranta Tricolor
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Bright red lines contrast starkly against a velvet green backdrop and make this Prayer Plant very pleasing to the eye. At night, his leaves move and make visible a maroon underbelly.
Let your Calathea bring a vibrant splash of colour into any room, preferably against a minimal background so it's stunning leaves can really stand out
How to care
How to care
Calatheas thrive in medium, indirect sunlight but tolerate lower light levels too. Bright direct sunlight can cause the stunning colours on their leaves to fade, with prolonged exposure likely to burn and scorch their leaves
Calatheas enjoy weekly waterings, allowing the top 2’ of soil to dry out partially. In winter, we recommend watering less frequently to prevent overwatering and root rot. This plant is not very drought tolerant, and extended periods of dryness will cause leaf edges to brown.
Your Calathea will also appreciate being placed in a humid environment, which you can create by misting it frequently, placing it close to other plants or on a pebble tray partly filled with water. Calatheas thrive in steamy bathrooms and kitchens.
Sad Plant Signs
Yellowing leaves and burnt tips: suggest your plant has been scorched by direct sunlight or watered with tap water containing high levels of fluoride. Drooping leaves which are brown and curling: your plant is thirsty & dry.
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Native to the rainforests of Brazil, the Calathea Maranta is a species of perennial plant in the Calathea family, known as prayer plants. This rare and stunning houseplant models tropical tricoloured leaves. The perfect houseplant in a low light spot. Calatheas will also appreciate a humid environment and thrive in steamy bathrooms and kitchens.
Characteristics Non-toxic to pets & children
Characteristics Detoxifying power
Rare & Unusual
Characteristics Limited availability
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