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Pin Stripe Calathea in 5 inch plastic pot

Pin Stripe Calathea in 5 inch plastic pot

Regular price Rs. 799.00
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Air Purifier:

The Calathea plant plays a big role in purifying the air inside our homes and workplace. Its leaves effectively absorb common indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene and make the air rich with oxygen.

Decor:

The Calathea is a statement indoor plant that instantly becomes any room's focal point. It also creates a calming and natural ambiance and uplifts decor with its tropical vibe.

Low Maintenance:

Calathea plants are easy to grow. They are relatively low maintenance as compared to other houseplants. They thrive in diffused sunlight conditions.

Increase Humidity :

Calathea plants release moisture and help to balance the humidity levels of the spaces that they are placed in.

Care Tips For Calathea Plants

Watering :

Water the Calathea plant when the soil is completely dry. Since the plant is mostly placed indoors, it may take a few days for the soil to become completely dry. Water thoroughly as the plant has deep watering needs.

Light :

Do not keep the Calathea plant in direct sunlight as it will burn its leaves. Keep the plant in a medium or filtered light. The best light to fall on this plant is from the east or north-facing window.

Placement :

Place the Calathea in the east or north-facing place so that the morning sunlight can fall on it.

Fertilization:

Add fertilizer to such as vermicompost every 2 months to balance the nutritional needs of the Calathea plant. Keep tilling the soil to increase aeration.

 

Ideal Soil Mix :

The Calathea plant requires well-draining soil rich in organic matter that does not retain much water. The ideal soil mix for this plant is, Cocopeat (50%) +garden soil (30%) + vermicompost (20%)

 

Pruning:

Pruning the Calathea plant regularly will ensure that it has a bushier, healthier growth. The plant also grows faster when pruned.

 

Pest Control:

The Calathea plant is susceptible to mealy bugs, scales, mites, and thrips. However, spraying the plant with neem oil spray is a good precautionary measure.

Frequently Asked Questions about Calathea Plants

1. Is the Calathea plant a good indoor plant?

Yes, Calathea is a super air purifying plant that creates a better living environment for you. Its large leaves absorb harmful indoor pollutants while releasing oxygen-rich air.

2. Why are Calatheas so popular?

The beautifully shaped falling leaves of the Calatheas, in many variegated patterns and striking stripes look captivating. 

3. How do I make my Calathea plant happy?

The soil for the Calathea plant must be kept moist but should not be over-watered.

4. Can I leave the Calathea plant outside?

Calatheas are indoor plants and must be kept away from harsh direct sunlight. 

5. Where can I buy Calatheas?

Explore a vast selection of indoor plants at  Home plants, the online plant nursery, that provides free next-day delivery of fresh and healthyplants. 

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