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.
||Calathea leopardina - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 2 ft
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
SunlightCalathea plants thrive in humidity and prefer indirect lighting.SoilIt require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.WateringApply 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 FertilizerApply 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.RepottingWhen 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 ProtectionWipe 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:
||20 to 30 degree Celsius
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Calathea leopardina special feature
Calathea is treasured for their large, oval, distinctly patterned, and vibrantly coloured leaves.
Calathea leopardina uses
- This plant is used as the ornamental purpose