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Calathea 'Makoyana' - 4" Pot

Calathea 'Makoyana' - 4" Pot

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Introducing the Calathea 'Makoyana' - A Lush Tropical Beauty for Your Indoor Paradise




Botanical Name: Calathea 'Makoyana'

Common Name: Makoyana Calathea

Plant Origin: Brazil

Description of the Foliage: The Calathea 'Makoyana' is a lush tropical beauty known for its vibrant and eye-catching foliage. Its large, elliptical leaves are a delightful mix of deep green and light green, adorned with intricate patterns resembling feathered brushstrokes. The exquisite foliage makes this Calathea a tropical paradise in your indoor space.

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

  • Tropical Elegance: The Makoyana Calathea's lush foliage adds a touch of exotic elegance to your interior decor, creating a stunning 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 Tranquility: 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 'Makoyana' 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 lukewarm water to avoid shocking the plant.

3. Temperature and Humidity:

  • Maintain a temperature range of 65-75°F (18-24°C). The Makoyana 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 'Makoyana' 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 'Makoyana' 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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