Calathea ‘Makoyana’ – 4″ Pot


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Calathea ‘Makoyana’ – 4″ Pot – Live Tropical Houseplant – Grown in the USA

  • SIZE: 4" Pot
  • Grown in the USA By licensed nursery.

Calathea plants are renowned for their stunning foliage, characterized by vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and unique leaf movements.

The Makoyana Calathea is a beautiful, tropical plant that originates from South America. It gets its name from the Brazilian city of Makoya, where it was first discovered. The plant grows in the wild in the Amazon rainforest and is also cultivated in many parts of the world.The Makoyana Calathea has large, oval-shaped leaves that are dark green on top and light green on the bottom. The leaves are covered with small, white spots, which give the plant a unique and striking appearance. The flowers of the Makoyana Calathea are small and white, and they bloom in clusters.The Makoyana Calathea is a popular houseplant because it is relatively easy to care for and it makes a beautiful addition to any home. The plant prefers warm, humid conditions and does not tolerate cold temperatures well. If you live in an area with cold winters, it is best to grow the Makoyana Calathea indoors.If you are thinking about adding a Makoyana Calathea to your home, be sure to check out our blog for more information on this beautiful plant!
Non-Toxic: Calathea plants are generally non-toxic to humans and pets, making them a safe choice for households with animals or small children
Light: They prefer bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. Calathea plants thrive in medium to low light conditions, making them excellent choices for indoor spaces with limited light. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. They prefer well-draining soil and are sensitive to both overwatering and underwatering. Humidity: Calathea plants appreciate higher humidity levels. Regular misting or using a pebble tray with water can help increase humidity around the plant. Temperature: They prefer warm temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C) and are sensitive to cold drafts. Maintenance: Pruning: Trim away any brown or yellowing leaves to maintain the plant's appearance and health. Cleaning: Wiping the leaves gently with a damp cloth helps remove dust and keeps the foliage looking vibrant. Repotting: Repot every couple of years to refresh the soil and provide space for growth.
Different Cultivars: There's a wide variety of Calathea cultivars available, each with its unique leaf patterns and colors. Some popular varieties include Calathea ornata (with pink stripes), Calathea medallion (with intricate patterns), Calathea lancifolia (also known as Rattlesnake plant), and Calathea zebrina (with zebra-like stripes). Harder to find Calatheas, such as the White Fusion are in high demand with collectors due to their striking white/green variegated leaves.
Calathea plants are prized for their decorative foliage and unique leaf movements, making them highly sought after by indoor plant enthusiasts. While they require a bit of attention to watering and humidity, their stunning appearance and interesting behavior make them a captivating addition to any indoor space. Calatheas are beautiful, low-maintenance plants that make a big impact in any space. Though theyre often thought of as finicky, makoyana calatheas are actually one of the easiest types to care for. Heres why theyre so popular:1. Theyre stunning. Makoyana calatheas have gorgeous, brightly-colored leaves that instantly brighten up any room.2. Theyre easy to care for. These plants are very tolerant of neglect, so even if youre not the most attentive gardener, theyll still do well.3. They are versatile. Makoyana calatheas can be used as both indoor and outdoor plants, so theyre perfect for any home or office.4. They improve air quality. Like all plants, makoyana calatheas help to purify the air by absorbing harmful toxins and releasing oxygen back into the atmosphere.5. They boost your mood. Studies have shown that spending time around plants can improve your mood and reduce stress levels. So if youre looking for a way to boost your mental health, adding a makoyana calathea to your home or office