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Calathea 'Dottie' - 4" Pot

Calathea 'Dottie' - 4" Pot

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Introducing the Calathea 'Dottie' - A Vibrant Foliage Marvel for Your Indoor Sanctuary

 

 

Botanical Name: Calathea 'Dottie'

Common Name: Dottie Calathea

Plant Origin: Cultivated hybrid

Description of the Foliage: The Calathea 'Dottie' is a vibrant foliage marvel known for its striking and colorful leaves. Its oval-shaped leaves feature a rich, deep purple color with contrasting pink stripes and veining. The bold and lively foliage of the 'Dottie' Calathea adds a burst of color and energy to your indoor space.

Why Choose This Product and Why Does It Make a Good Houseplant and Office Plant?

  • Vibrant Elegance: The 'Dottie' Calathea's bold foliage adds a lively and colorful touch to your interior decor, creating a captivating focal point.
  • Low Light Tolerance: It thrives in low to moderate light conditions, making it suitable for spaces with limited natural light.
  • Air Purification: This Calathea variety excels at removing indoor pollutants, contributing to a healthier indoor environment.
  • Natural Vibrancy: Its unique appearance and calming presence can reduce stress and enhance overall well-being.

Plant Care Guide:

1. Light Requirements:

  • Foot Candle: 50-150 foot candles
  • Place your Calathea 'Dottie' in low to moderate indirect light. It can tolerate lower light conditions but avoid direct sunlight, which can harm the leaves.

2. Watering:

  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of the soil feels slightly dry. Use room-temperature water to avoid shocking the plant.

3. Temperature and Humidity:

  • Maintain a temperature range of 65-75°F (18-24°C). The 'Dottie' Calathea appreciates moderate to high humidity levels, so consider using a humidifier or misting the leaves regularly.

4. Soil and Fertilization:

  • Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix. Fertilize your Calathea 'Dottie' every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer.

5. Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Trim any yellowing or damaged leaves to encourage new growth. Gently wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and maintain their vibrant appearance.

6. Toxicity:

  • Calathea 'Dottie' is non-toxic and safe for pets and children.

7. Pests:

  • Check for common pests like spider mites or mealybugs regularly. If needed, treat and prevent them with our "Damn Bug! Organic Pesticide." You can find it here.
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