Calathea Orbifolia, Marantha Plant
Water when topsoil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Medium to Bright Indirect Sunlight
Air Purifying Plant
Bathroom, Kitchen, Indoors, Table Top, Well-lit Window, Living Room, Air Purifying Plants, Rare Plants
27 in stock
SKU: CMP136 Categories: Rare Plants, Air Purifying Plants, Plants for Living Room Tags: final, newformat
They are native plants of tropical America.
Your Calathea Marantha Plant removes formaldehyde and benzene from the air and thus, it is one of the best air-purifying plants.
They belong to the Prayer Family Plants. Calathea closes its leaves at night and opens them again in the morning that looks extremely delightful. They are a slow-growing plant.
They can grow up to 40-60 cm when grown indoors.
Your Calathea Orbifolia plant requires bright to medium indirect sunlight to grow. However, they can also tolerate lower light situations but their growing speed may hamper through this.
The temperature should not go below 10 ?C for your Calathea Orbifolia plant or their health may start to decline as well. Hence, you must keep your Calathea Orbifoliaindoors during the winter season.
Water your Calathea Orbifolia Plant only when the topsoil is dry t touch. Make sure that you are not leaving your plant in overwatering or unsaturated situations or their roots may rot.
You can water your plant twice a week during the summers and once a week during the winters.
Calathea Orbifolia Plant is a high-humidity-loving plant and hence, you can also keep them around other plants to maintain the humidity there. You should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas with bright indirect light.
This plant requires a soil with good drainage system and organic component. You can use any potting mix to the soil to improve the drainage of your soil.
You can also consider adding moss, perlite, any potting soil, or peat moss together to the soil for your plant.
Your Calathea Orbifolia Plant does not require any fertilizer to thrive but it will boost its growth speed. You can consider adding an all-purpose fertilizer with an NPK ratio of 10-10-10 to your plants.
You should fertilize your plant once every two months during summers.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Calathea Orbifolia Plant is one of those few plants that are considered to be non-toxic to pets and humans as well.
Your Calathea Orbifolia Plant requires to get cleaned every month. Hence, you should clean the leaves of the plant with a soft wipe cloth to help them absorb more sunlight as well.
They require trimming once every two months to improve their growth speed and their beautiful foliage shape.
Calathea Orbifolia Plant Leaves curling inwards: This is caused due to excessive underwatering situations- Water your Plant more frequently when their soil is dry to touch.
Calathea Orbifolia edges turning brown: It is an indication of prolonged overwatering- Cut down your watering schedule and water them only when the topsoil is dry to touch.
An exquisite beauty that will definitely make you look at it twice, Calathea Orbifolia is one of the most beautiful houseplants to have. With its bright green foliages with silver color undertones, they look extremely delighting to watch in your room. It is a pet-friendly houseplant that will require some extra love from you to flourish. They are also one of the best office plants that you should have.