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Calathea Roseopicta 'Medallion'

Calathea Roseopicta 'Medallion'

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Botanical Name: Calathea roseopicta 'Medallion'

 

 

Common Name: Medallion Calathea

Plant Origin: Brazil

Description of the Foliage: The Calathea Roseopicta 'Medallion' is truly a living masterpiece with its mesmerizing foliage. Its large, oval-shaped leaves are a work of art, featuring intricate patterns of dark green, light green, and various shades of pink. The patterns resemble a medallion, which gives this Calathea its unique name. This plant's foliage is a testament to the beauty of nature.

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

  • Artistic Beauty: The Medallion Calathea is like a painting brought to life, making it a captivating addition to your interior decor.
  • 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 environment.
  • Calming Presence: Its captivating patterns and calming presence can reduce stress and enhance well-being.

Plant Care Guide:

1. Light Requirements:

  • Foot Candle: 50-150 foot candles
  • Place your Calathea Roseopicta 'Medallion' in low to moderate indirect light. 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 Medallion Calathea thrives in high humidity, 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 'Medallion' 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 Roseopicta 'Medallion' 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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