Pot size 13.5cm x 14cm diam
Recycled Iron bucket not included
A beautiful tropical plant, the Calathea will lift the look of any room with its spectacular foliage. The 'Medallion' variety has light and dark green patterns on the tops of the leaves and a deep purple underside. Watch its leaves open and close at dawn and dusk. Plus, it's a mighty air purifier so it'll clean up any nasties from your room too. Keep the soil moist but not overwatered and move away from direct sunlight.
Origin: South American Rainforests
Height/Growth: A quick grower that can easily reach60cm tall.
Light: Prefers dappled light, not direct sunshine and can withstand shay positions
Temperature: These tropical plants thrive in warm rooms and dislike drafts.
Feeding: Apply a weak dose of a nitrogen rich foliage fertiliser once or twice a month during the growing season.
Grooming: Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust, so that it can breathe properly.
Care: High humidity levels are a must. Stand on a wet pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it in the shower from time to time to give an extra boost.
Toxicity: Child and pet friendly.
Only available for local delivery within a 10 mile radius of Henley-on-Thames at this present time.