Calathea plants are renowned for their stunning foliage, characterized by vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and unique leaf movements.
Calathea ‘Warscewiczii’ – 6″ Pot
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Calathea ‘Warscewiczii’ – 6″ Pot – Live Tropical Houseplant – Grown in the USA
WARSCEWICZII CALATHEA Features
- SIZE: 6" Pot
- Grown in the USA By licensed nursery.
The Warscewiczii Calathea is a beautiful, tropical plant that originates from South America. It gets its name from the Polish botanist, Stanislaus Warscewicz, who was the first to describe it. The plant grows in the wild in Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.This species of Calathea is known for its stunning, green leaves that are adorned with white stripes. The leaves are large and oval-shaped with ruffled edges. The underside of the leaves is purple or burgundy in color.The Warscewiczii Calathea is a low-maintenance plant that does well in indirect light. It prefers humid conditions and will do best if you mist it regularly or keep it in a pebble tray filled with water. Keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy, and fertilize monthly during the growing season.If youre looking for a beautiful, unique plant to add to your collection, the Warscewiczii Calathea is a great choice!
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.