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Botanical name Calathea Sp.
Common name Calathea
Family Marantaceae
About Rhizomatous, herbaceous plant having colourful foliage of different shade of colour. Highly sensitive to cold, drafts, and sudden temperature fluctuations.
Category House plant
Plant type Perennial
Origin Mostly of tropical America & a few from tropical Africa.
Potting medium Use well drained, aerated, loamy, organic matter enriched potting medium GrowpoT–H. Sterilised to reduce the risk of fungal infection & root rot.
Light Prefers diffused light.
Irrigation Potting medium should always be kept moist especially during summer & spring, also need foliar spray to maintain humidity level.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient gROWMIN SUPER (f) 2 gm / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Black cobra 3 ml / litre Alternative
Pest control Growneem 3 ml / litre 15 Days 15 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity Non-toxic to pets & human.


Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).


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