Amazing Calathea Roseopicta Small

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Amazing Calathea Roseopicta Small

Amazing Calathea Roseopicta Small

Regular price Rs. 165.00
Sale price Rs. 165.00 Regular price Rs. 325.00
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Know Your Plant

The Calathea roseopicta, commonly known as the Rose-Painted Calathea, is a striking houseplant cherished for its vibrant foliage and decorative appeal. Native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil, this plant features large, oval leaves with a dark green upper surface beautifully marked by pinkish-purple patterns and veins, which give it its 'rose-painted' moniker. The undersides of the leaves display a rich purple hue, adding to its visual intrigue. Calathea roseopicta is part of the Marantaceae family, which is renowned for plants that exhibit nyctinasty—the ability to move their leaves in response to the day-night cycle. During the day, the leaves are spread wide open to capture light, and at night, they fold up as if in prayer, a characteristic behavior that has earned them the nickname "prayer plants."

Caring for a Calathea roseopicta requires a bit of attention to replicate its native habitat conditions. It thrives in bright, indirect light, as direct sunlight can scorch its delicate leaves. The plant prefers high humidity levels, which can be achieved through regular misting or by placing a humidifier nearby. The soil should be kept consistently moist but well-draining to avoid waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Temperatures between 18-29°C are ideal, and the plant should be kept away from cold drafts and sudden temperature changes. With proper care, the Calathea roseopicta not only enhances indoor spaces with its colorful foliage but also contributes to a lush, tropical ambiance.

Care:

  • Light: Provide bright, indirect light to your Calathea roseopicta. Direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, so it's best placed near a north or east-facing window, or filtered through sheer curtains. Low light conditions can be tolerated, but they may slow growth and reduce the vibrancy of the leaf patterns.

  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry, using room-temperature, filtered water to avoid chemicals like chlorine and fluoride that can harm the plant. Overwatering and waterlogged soil can lead to root rot, so ensure good drainage.

  • Humidity: High humidity is crucial for Calathea roseopicta. Aim for humidity levels above 50%, ideally around 60-70%. Use a humidifier, place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water, or mist the leaves regularly to maintain the necessary humidity.

  • Temperature: Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 18-29°C. Avoid placing the plant in drafts, near air conditioners, heaters, or any spot with sudden temperature fluctuations.

  • Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix rich in organic matter. A mix designed for African violets or a combination of peat, perlite, and a bit of pine bark works well.

  • Fertilization: Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid fertilizing in the fall and winter when the plant's growth slows down.

  • Pruning and Maintenance: Regularly remove any yellow or brown leaves to keep the plant healthy and attractive. This also helps prevent the spread of potential diseases.

Pot Size: 2 Inch Plant size 3 to 3.5 inch
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