About your Calathea Orbitfolia - The Calathea orbifolia are beautiful houseplants due to their enormous, showy, decorative leaves. Calathea orbifolia plants have large, silvery-green leaves with pronounced dark-colored veins. Child and pet-friendly. A member of the Prayer Plant family. They raise their leaves at night like prayer plants. In the evening, the leaves of calathea plants fold upright at the base of the stem, as if the plant is folding its leaves upward to pray. This process is called nyctinasty.
Size - Medium-size. 10-14" tall (including pot)
Light - Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Morning sunlight is fine, but it’s best to avoid intense afternoon sunlight. Growing rattlesnake plants thrive in warm rooms where temps are consistently above 60 F. (15 C.).
Water - Water every 1-2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out above 50% between watering. Watch for burning and browning along leaf edges. This condition is generally caused by uneven watering, intense sunlight or excessive fertilizer.
Preferred Rooms - Perfect for the bedroom, living room or home office.
What comes with your plant - Includes its own 6" Grey container and care instructions. Discard the coco fiber & straw used to hold the soil in place.