Baby Calathea Makoyana in a 2in nursery pot.

This plant is one of the easier care of this plant family and can be highly enjoyable to grow.

Light: Bright Filtered or Indirect Light 
Prefers moderate to bright, indirect light; avoid direct sunlight. Direct sun will burn foliage.

Water: High
Likes to stay consistently moist; never let it dry out. Water roughly once a week or more depending on light and environment. 

Soil: Moisture-retaining potting soil mix
50 percent potting soil, 20 percent orchid bark, 20 percent charcoal, and 10 percent vermiculite/perlite

Toxicity Level: Not toxic to animals.

Additional Information: Brown spotting and crispy leaves are a sign of chemical burn from tap water. Not tolerant to cold temperatures. May go dormant during winter; cut back watering during winter. 

Find more care instructions for this plant here.
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2in Calathea Makoyana

$9.50 USD
Type: House Plants

Plant Health: At Paraíso we go above and beyond to ensure our plants are healthy and ready to thrive indoors. We spray every surface of each plant with organic cold-pressed Neem Oil. Neem is an organic horticultural oil that is a highly effective pest control and helps to ensure your plant's long-term health. 

We strive for our plants to be the healthiest and most lush around because we care deeply about plant health.