Plant name - Calathea Leopardina - Peacock Plant or Prayer Plant
Pot size - 12cm
Height and Growth Rate: 40-60cm. With an average growth rate.
Light: Thrives best in well lit, bright conditions, however avoid direct sunlight.
Water: Keep the compost moist with tepid water. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Little and often is a good approach.
Temperature: Needs to be kept warm, ideally between 18-22°C.
Humidity: Needs a moist environment with above average humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it near the shower or in the kitchen or bathroom for a while to give it an occasional boost if required.
Feed: Apply a slow release fertiliser once a month during the growing season.
Description: A gorgeous plant with beautiful foliage, the Peacock pattern is rose tinted on the large oval shaped leaves. The underside of the leaves are just as pretty as the top, adding a contemporary design quality to indoor spaces.
Air Purifying: Calathea are really good at removing toxins and impurities from the air, so they will help you breath more easily.
Care Tips: Wipe the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth to remove dust, its best to re-pot every 2 years in the spring.
Toxicity: These plants are Pet friendly