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Calathea Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' - 6" Pot

Calathea Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' - 6" Pot

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Introducing the Calathea Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' - A Plush Oasis of Tranquility for Your Space

 

 

Botanical Name: Calathea rufibarba 'Furry Feather'

Common Name: Furry Feather Calathea

Plant Origin: South America

Description of the Foliage: The Calathea Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' is a botanical masterpiece known for its unique and captivating foliage. The leaves are long and lance-shaped with a plush, velvety texture, which gives them an almost furry appearance. The upper side of the leaves is a deep, rich green, while the undersides are a beautiful burgundy color, creating a striking contrast. This plant's foliage truly resembles the softness of feathers.

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

  • Aesthetic Elegance: The Furry Feather Calathea adds an air of sophistication and tranquility 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 helps improve indoor air quality by filtering out toxins.
  • Natural Serenity: Its unique appearance 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 Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' in low to moderate indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.

2. Watering:

  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of the soil feels slightly dry. Ensure good drainage.

3. Temperature and Humidity:

  • Maintain a temperature range of 65-80°F (18-27°C). This Calathea prefers high humidity levels, so consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water nearby.

4. Soil and Fertilization:

  • Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix. Fertilize your Furry Feather Calathea 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 promote new growth. Regular pruning helps maintain a neat appearance.

6. Toxicity:

  • Calathea Rufibarba 'Furry Feather' 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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