Calathea rufibarba - 'Furry Feather'
Light conditions: This plant prefers medium to lower light. rotate periodically to keep its shape. If you are seeing leaf burn move to a lower light area.
Watering: Calathea likes to have moist soil, do not leave sitting in water but make sure to water frequently. Do not allow the soil to fully dry out.
Can be sensitive to chlorinate/fluoridated water, if your Calathea is wilting despite doing everything else correctly, try leaving your water out overnight in order to evaporate excess water treatment chemicals.
Humidity: High humidity is ideal, but regular household levels are generally adequate.
Ideal Temperature: Prefers warmer conditions. Keep away from drafty windows, heat vents or air conditioners and maintain a room temperature of 16C+.
Soil/Nutrients: Regular tropical soil mix. Although fertilizer is not necessary for plants with sufficient soil minerals. You can help enhance growth and overall plant health by using fertilizer during active growing times. Aim to repot during active growing times.
Good to know: Plants that have just been shipped will be stressed, they may not look as beautiful as the picture and will need time to bounce back. How would you look after being in a dark box for a few days? Most plants will need a good drink, place in medium light and increase after a few days if needed. Do not repot for at least two weeks to avoid stressing plants out further.
Sizing: Multiple sizes available.
Shipping & Delivery info
Ships in a plastic nursery pot. All plants are different! There can be variations in colour, variegation, growth, and maturity. Plants ship out Mondays only. The deadline for orders is Saturday Midnight. You'll receive a shipping notification email with tracking when your order ships. International shipping unavailable due to customs restrictions.