Calathea ornata - Pinstripe Calathea (S)
Native to South America, the Pinstripe Calathea is a stunning plant with lush green foliage and lovely pink bands making it a trendy plant for budding home decorators. Calathea can be considered the Goldilocks of houseplants, everything needs to be 'just right' for them to happy - Just enough light, just enough water, just enough humidity, just enough food! Despite being a tad fussy, Calathea ornata's beauty is undeniable and with its air purification properties and pet friendly nature, Calathea ornata easily earns its place in every indoor plant collection.
Keep above 15 degrees in moisture-retaining soil. Mist regularly and wipe leaves with damp cloth and keep in warm conditions such as well lit kitchens and bathrooms. Will tolerate low light but best in medium indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as it will scorch the plant. Apply a rich slow release fertiliser every three months for vibrant healthy foliage.
|WATER||Keep soil damp but well drained
& mist regularly
|LIGHT||Indirect Light, Filtered Light, Low Light|
|PLANT SIZE||Grows to 60cm|
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