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Botanical NameCalathea veitchiana
Common NameMedallion Calathea
Plant SizeSome Calathea plants usually will only grow to about 2 feet in height, but its ultimate height can reach up to 40 to 60cm.
Types of Calathea PlantsCalathea Crocata, Calathea Lancifolia, Calathea Makoyana, Calathea Orbifolia, Calathea Ornata, Calathea Ornata 'Sanderiana', Calathea Roseopicta, Calathea Roseopicta 'Dottie', Calathea Roseopicta 'Rosey', Calathea Rufibarba, Calathea Warscewiczii, and Calathea Zebrina
SunlightCalathea Medallion needs medium to bright indirect light. Avoid placing your calathea plant under direct sunlight because it will burn the leaves.
WaterKeep your Calathea Medallion moist by maintaining a regular watering schedule, but do not let the soil get soak in water for too long or every time you water it.
HumiditySince Calathea Medallion is originally a tropical plant, it prefers an environment with higher humidity. It's best to place it in areas of your home like your bathroom or kitchen.
TemperatureCalathea Medallion enjoys the warmth. It prefers temperature between 65-85 degrees.
ToxicityNon-toxic to animals and humans, but it is said that they're pretty tasty, so it's best to keep it away from your pets if you want your plant to live.
FoodIt's recommended to use a general houseplant fertilizer with iron every four weeks during the spring and summer. You don't have to feed your Calathea Medallion during winter because that's when plant growth naturally slows.
Pests and ProblemsCalathea Medallion plants are prone to spider mites. Use room-temperature water and pay special attention to the bottom of the leaves. It's best to spray the plant with a hose to remove the mites. If the leaves on your Calathea are curling, then you're either overwatering or underwatering. If the leaves on your Calathea are turning brown on the edges, then this could be due to your tap water that contains salts, chlorine, minerals, and fluoride, which are harmful to your plant.
Plant Care TipMist your Calathea Medallion plants often to keep it happy and healthy.

Calathea veitchiana 'Medallion'

SKU: 4calmedal
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