The Calathea Makoyana as it is more commonly known is a wonderful plant that can be known to grow up to 2ft in height when cared for correctly. Originally from Brazil this plant is a popular choice around the world for a house plant mainly because it makes a lovely addition to any home due to its beautiful foliage and bold markings.
Indirect sunlight is best suited for this species. Direct sun will damage the leaves and low light will slow growth, so a bit of balance is required.
Water thoroughly during the growing season then naturally reduce during winter. Good drainage is important.
These plants requires high maintenance. 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 new to gardening or unsure whether they can keep the temperature and humidity right for this plant to grow.
These plants are safe for pets.
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