Calathea insignis (Rattlesnake Plant)

Calathea insignis (Rattlesnake Plant)
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Calathea insignis (Rattlesnake Plant)

Regular price $22.00
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If you're looking for an indoor plant that is sure to turn heads, then you need the Calathea insignis (rattlesnake plant)! This gorgeous plant is native to Australia and features beautiful feather-like stripy leaves with purple undersides. Not only is it a stunning addition to any home or office, but it's also very easy to care for. So if you're looking for an attractive and low-maintenance plant, the Calathea insignis is the perfect choice!

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight, Medium indirect sunlight, and Low light tolerant

Water requirement: High

Watering frequency: When top 5cm of potting mix is dry to the touch

Soil: Moist but well-drained, slightly acidic

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: (1) Due to frost sensitivity, we recommend bringing them indoors during winter or growing in an area protected from strong winter winds and mulching well.
(2) Prune off old dying leaves to keep the plant looking great.

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Brown spots, spider mites, mealybugs, fungus gnats, root rot

Mature height: 50 cm

Mature width: 50 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green, purple

Variegation: Yes

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: Insignificant

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