Jungle Velvet Calathea
The Calathea Warscewiczii is a stunning plant for any home. The exotic, velvety foliage features green patterns on the upper side with rich purple on the underside. Thanks to its velvety foliage and bushy appearance, the Jungle Velvet Calathea adds tropical greenery and an elegant flair to any home’s interior. As with all calatheas, they can be tempermenta. Provide yours with lower light conditions, well-draining soil and filtered water to keep this plant happy and thriving.
||Safe for kids and pets
||Dracaena, Pothos, Aglaonema
|Level of Care:
||Medium Care: Calatheas can be sensitive: tap water, low humidity and bright light can result in brown edges and stress.
||High. You can place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water, use a humidifier or mist regularly to increase indoor humidity.
||Moist, but never wet, soggy conditions. Let top 1"- 2" of soil dry in between watering. Sensitive to minerals in tap water; best to use filtered, rain water or tap water that has set out overnight.
||Regular potting mix; very well draining. Adding perlite can increase drainage.
||Fertilize monthly with balanced houseplant fertilizer during spring and summer.
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