8 - 15cm Calathea Orbifolia 9cm Pot


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Calathea Orbifolia, also known as prayer plant, is a beautiful and popular houseplant with unique foliage. Here are some care tips for this plant:

  1. Light: Calathea Orbifolia prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some lower light conditions, but its growth may be slower and its leaves may become less vibrant. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Calathea Orbifolia likes to be evenly moist but not waterlogged, so make sure not to overwater. Water less frequently in the winter.

  3. Humidity: Calathea Orbifolia likes high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves with water, using a humidifier, or placing a tray of water near the plant.

  4. Temperature: The ideal temperature range for this plant is between 65-75°F (18-24°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures, but not below 60°F (15°C).

  5. Soil: Calathea Orbifolia prefers a well-draining potting mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite.

  6. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant every two weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. In the winter, fertilize less frequently.

  7. Pruning: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.

  8. Propagation: Calathea Orbifolia can be propagated by division. Simply remove the plant from its pot, separate the roots, and replant in separate containers.

  9. Pests and Diseases: Calathea Orbifolia is relatively pest-free, but watch out for spider mites and mealybugs. Overwatering can cause root rot.

Calathea Orbifolia is a stunning and easy-to-care-for plant that can add a touch of elegance and uniqueness to any room. Its unique foliage makes it a popular choice for indoor gardens. With the right care, it can be a long-lasting and rewarding addition to your plant collection.

8 - 15cm Calathea Orbifolia 9cm Pot House Plant