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Calathea Makoyana, Peacock Plant

690.00 740.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/10/05

About Calathea makoyana

The Calathea Makoyana or Peacock Plant 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.

The Peacock Plant is a tall, slender plant that with the right care can become a colorful house plant for your collection. The Peacock plant has all the elegance and beauty of a Peacock’s tail.

The leaves are pale green with a dark green feathered effect from the middle of the leaf to the outer edges.

Plant Specifications

Common Name Calathea Peacock
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 ft
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Calathea Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright indirect sunlight.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Calathea

Beautiful house plant with long striped leaves. It is also an air purifier plant.

Ornamental uses of Calathea

  • It is an excellent house plant.

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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