Calathea zebrina (Zebra Plant)

Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 130 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 140 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 200 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 250 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 300 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 300 mm
Calathea zebrina Zebra Plant 300 mm
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Calathea zebrina (Zebra Plant)

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Calathea zebrina, commonly called the zebra plant is a remarkably interesting plant with velvety dark green and fluorescent green variegation. Calatheas are popular house plants because of their variegated leaves and vivid colours. Like other members of the marantaceae family, Calathea raises their leaves in the morning and lowers them at night, giving them the common name, the “prayer plant”.

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: 80 cm

Mature width: 50 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Dark green with fluorescent green stripes

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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