Peacock Plant

Calathea makoyana

Pronunciation: ka-luh-THEE-uh
SKU #45279
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description An excellent indoor plant for low-light situations. The beautiful pattern on the leaves looks as though it was carefully painted. Happy with indirect bright light, but will also thrive with fluorescent lighting, making it a great choice for the office. This non-toxic plant is safe for pets.
Light Bright Indirect Light
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Prized for foliage
Mature Size Can reach 2 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Houseplant
Foliage Color Variegated
CARE
Care Provide well-draining soil- regular potting mix or potting mix with sand. Does well with bright, indirect light. Do not expose to direct sun. Can also thrive with fluorescent lighting. Keep soil moist; water when top of soil is dry to the touch. Prefers humidity. Feed with a standard houseplant fertilizer during periods of growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.