We're so excited to have gotten our hands on some of these beauties! They can tolerate low to bright indirect light, but need slightly higher humidity to keep them happy.
Pot size: 14cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Can tolerate low to bright indirect light, although you may lose some variegation in lower light environments.||Medium to bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Water when the top inch or so of soil has dried out.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.|
|Prefers slightly warmer temperatures and slightly higher humidity.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: White Fusion
Scientific Name: Calathea lietzei 'White Fusion'
Origin: South America
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Inconsistent watering can cause leaves to turn yellow and develop brown spots. And make sure to keep an eye out for spider mites!
Care Tips: Place your plant on a tray of pebbles and water to increase humidity - or if you have a few Calathea you can group them together for a similar effect.
Fun Fact: These get their 'Prayer Plant' nickname from the way their foliage moves throughout the day - you can see incredible time lapse videos online!
Other varieties: Orbifolia, White Fusion, Makoyana, Pinstripe
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.