Calathea makoyana, also known as Peacock Plant, is a species that loves its soil to remain moist at all times. Avoid using fluoridated water such as tap water for watering, it is better to use bottled, distilled or rainwater for this purpose.
Sunlight: Partial Sunlight or Full Shade.
Water: Water once to twice a week using room temperature water, keeping the soil to slightly moist at all times. Avoid overwatering. Misting of leaves can be done occasionally to prevent plant from drying out.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling soild fertiliser over the soil.
Plant Size: Approx. 35cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball Size: 20cmØ x 18cmH
Pot Type: Plant comes in a brown landscape pot (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size
Soil for Calathea makoyana
Calathea makoyana should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix which consist of coco peat moss or coconut fibre (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost and other ingredients. A lightweight soil for Calathea makoyana needs to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.
All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.