Calathea ‘Medallion’ Plant
Water when topsoil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Medium to Bright Indirect Sunlight
Safe for Pets and Kids
Living Room, Bedroom, Table Top, Indoors
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They are native plants of tropical America.
Your Calathea Medallion Plant removes formaldehyde and benzene from the air and thus, it is one of the best air-purifying 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 Medallion 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 ℃ for your Calathea Medallion plant or their health may start to decline as well. Hence, you must keep your Calathea Medallion indoors during the winter season.
Water your Calathea Medallion 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 Medallion 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.
Your Calathea Orbifolia 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 Medallion 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 Medallion Plant is one of those few plants that are considered to be non-toxic to pets and humans as well.
Your Calathea Medallion 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 Medallion 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 Medallion 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.
Calathea Medallion is one of Mother Natures most beautiful creations with dark green foliages with purple variegation and undertones. Belonging to the family of Prayer Plants, Calathea Medallion Plants have patterned brushstrokes leaves under the color of purple and dark pink undertones. Being Instagram famous, this plant is a popular choice as a houseplant. It is a relatively high-maintenance houseplant that requires some extra love from you to flourish.