Calathea roseopicta

Calathea roseopicta 130 mm
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Calathea roseopicta

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Looking for a plant that is sure to make a statement in your home? Look no further than the Calathea roseopicta! This beautiful plant is native to Australia and features variegated leaves in shades of green, pink, and purple. The Calathea is also known as the “prayer plant” because of the way its leaves raise and lower throughout the day. Whether you’re looking for a pop of colour or a plant that is sure to start a conversation, the Calathea roseopicta is the perfect choice!

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

Water requirement: Low

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

Soil: Moist but well-drained, slightly acidic

Skill level: Expert

Growth rate: Slow

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: Low

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

Mature height: 50 cm

Mature width: 40 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Light green, dark green and pink

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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