Calathea leopardina - Plant

The beautiful striped leaves of a Calathea is a spectacular looking plant that can be grown in pots as well as in-ground.
  • Easy to grow plant
  • Attractive colorful leaves
  • Perfect indoor plant for interior decoration.
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1Calathea leopardina - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Calathea leopardina

Calathea leopardina plant has beautiful small leaves like the design on leaves. This plant has bright color, upright, oblong leaves. This can grow the indoor plant as table plant or short bush. This can grow well into the pot.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Calathea leopardina
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 ft
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sunlight

  • Calathea plants thrive in humidity and prefer indirect lighting.

  • Soil
  • It require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.

  • Watering
  • Apply water when the upper soil layer (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Soil must never be allowed to dry out completely.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Apply organic fertilizers during spring and rainy season.
  • Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Repotting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days.

  • Plant Protection
  • Wipe the dust from the leaves with a clean, damp cloth.
  • Remove dead, decay and infected part of the plant.
  • For insect attack apply neem oil or any organic insecticide.
  • Calathea leopardina care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Calathea can survive in indoor as well as outdoor conditions.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Sandy soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Calathea leopardina special feature

    Calathea is treasured for their large, oval, distinctly patterned, and vibrantly coloured leaves.

    Calathea leopardina uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This plant is used as the ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Calathea leopardina ?

    Calathea leopardina is commonly known as Calathea leopardina

    How tall do Calathea leopardina grow?

    On average Calathea leopardina grows Up to 2 ft

    What color are Calathea leopardina ?

    A Calathea leopardina plant bears flowers of color Not defined

    When Calathea leopardina blooms?

    With enough light, Calathea leopardina may produce Not defined flowers in Not defined

    How hard is Calathea leopardina to grow?

    A Calathea leopardina is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Calathea leopardina need?

    A Calathea leopardina prefers Partial Shade

    How much water does a Calathea leopardina need?

    A Calathea leopardina prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Calathea leopardina need?

    A Calathea leopardina prefers Sandy soil

    What temperature does a Calathea leopardina like?

    A Calathea leopardina prefers 20 to 30 degree Celsius

    How often should I fertilize my Calathea leopardina ?

    To encourage Calathea leopardina growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.



    Reviews

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Can this grown in hot places.

    PRADESH KUMAR KAR

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

    Taiyab Saifi

    Sunday, 23 February 2020

    Nice plant. team is also always ready to help. Go for this if you are interested in buying a online plant. you wont be disappointed.

    Vijay Kumar R S
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