Calathea Makoyana 'Peacock Plant' is known for its striking colors including dark green patterned leaves and has all the elegance and beauty of a Peacockâs tail, which is why it has been given its name. With the right care can become a tall, beautiful and colorful house plant in your collection. Due to the Calathea Makoyana requiring the right level of moistness and humidity levels to flourish this may not be the ideal plant for someone who is a beginner or unsure whether they can keep the temperature and humidity right for this plant to grow. But with the proper environment, they are not too terrible to care for. Because this plants natural environment is the rainforest, the best way to keep it happy and healthy is to mimic that environment. The three basic rainforest plant rules are: no direct sunlight, high humidity and do not expose to cold temperatures. Once this is done, proper care because a lot more manageable. Don't be discouraged though! A beginner can easily follow proper care guidelines and have a thriving pinstripe plant!
Included: Calathea Makoyana Plant, 4" nursery pot, care instructions
Size: will shipped in a 4 inch nursery pot
Plant Difficulty: Medium/Hard.
Light Exposure:Bright, indirect light. Ideally a spot within a room without direct sunlight is best. Too much direct sun will cause problems.
Watering: In summer months, always try to keep the soil moist (not waterlogged) and water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry. Calatheas also benefit from a mist periodically to maintain high humidity.