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Calathea ornata pinstripe, Calathea ornata (Pink stripes) Plant
10 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (White)
Description for Calathea ornata pinstripe, Calathea ornata (Pink stripes)
Plant height: 5 – 9 inches
Plant spread: 5 – 9 inches
Calathea zebra plants are natives of Brazil and their bright green leaves can be boldly striped in white, yellow or pink in a striking feather-like pattern that is sure to catch the eye.
The leaf of the Pin-Stripe Calathea grows at the end of long stems. This is a plant that has leaves with a pattern that could be considered as feathered and in some cases, it has a pink hue to it.
Common name(s): Zebra plant, striped, pin-stripe, or pin-stripe Calathea
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Max reachable height: 3 to 6 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy
Planting and care
Sunlight: Diffused light
Soil: Holds moisture but is also well draining. A good potting mix consists of one part soil, two parts peat moss and two parts perlite.
Water: Regular small amounts of water during the growing seasons as soon as the surface starts to dry up.
Temperature: Temperatures above 55 degrees F (13 degrees C) to survive and temperatures around 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) to thrive.
Fertilizer: Fertilize occasionally with a half-strength solution of liquid fertilizer.
Caring for Calathea ornata pinstripe
- Wet feet is probably the major cause of failure when growing zebra indoor plants.
- A lack of water, however, will cause leaves to curl.
- Humidity is the next problem to be conquered when growing zebras indoors.
- Plants should be misted several times a week.
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