Calathea Zebrina – 140mm
|Bright or medium, indirect light.
|Keep the soil lightly moist, watering once the top of the soil is just starting to dry out. Avoid soggy soil. You may see better results by using filtered water or rainwater.
|Well draining potting mix. One part potting soil, two parts peat and two parts perlite is a good option.
|Fertilize monthly with 1/4 strength water soluble fertilizer during the growing season. Avoid over-fertilizing and flush the soil several times per year.
|High humidity is very important to keep foliage looking well. >60% humidity where possible.
|Minimal pruning requirements. Remove dead or damaged foliage as required.
|Propagate by division
|Only repot when quite root bound, as doesn’t tolerate frequent re-potting.
|Diseases and Pests
|At risk of root rot if overwatered. Fairly pest-resistant, but can be affected by spider mites, aphids, mealybugs and scale at times.
|Non-toxic to humans and animals.
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