Calathea roseopicta Dottie | 14cm Pot

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Calathea Roseopicta Dottie is a darker variety of Calathea. He makes an attractive contrast to the greener varieties. The deep green and burgundy leaves have pink borders and a central pink stroke. The undersides are a striking deep red and purple.

Also known as: Rose Painted Calathea

Ideal location: all room. Bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, studies and bedrooms and corridors.

Light conditions: needs lots of diffused light as direct sunlight will cause the leaves to fade and lose their markings. They can tolerate some shade but are better in light conditions.

Watering: likes to be kept in damp soil at all times, but definitely do not allow the plant to sit in water or in very wet soil.  Little and often is a good watering policy.

Neediness: requires a little extra care, specifically to ensure that a humid environment is maintained. Stand on a wet pebble tray to improve humidity. Remove dust with a damp cloth to unblock pores. This will help the plant breathe.

Pets & Children: this plant is non-toxic to cats and dogs.

Rate of growth: can reach height of 40-60cm. Calathea Roseopicta is a moderately fast growing house plant.

Sizing: Pot W14cm x Plant Height approx. 30cm.

Temperature: prefers warm/high temperatures, does not like sudden changes in temperature and will not cope with a temperature lower than 15°C. Avoid draughts and ensure the plant has reasonable ventilation.

 

 Please note, the decorative planter is not included in the price.


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