Calathea Zebrina

Calathea zebrina (Zebra plant).

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*Unfortunately, these plants cannot be sent and are collect from our Athens store only*

Calathea plants are part of the family of plants known as Marantaceae, native to the tropical Americas and Africa.
They are famous for their wide, green, colorful leaves. These wide leaves make them popular for areas of low light. Low light plants have broad leaves to absorb and use as much light as they can get. In nature, they are found in jungles and at the base of trees.
Calathea zebrina gets its name from its beautifully striped leaves. It will raise and lower its leaves throughout the day to receive an optimal amount of light. Its relatively large ornamental leaves with bright green zebra-like stripes on a velvety dark green background, grow on long stalk-like petioles that can be up to 3 feet tall.
Over the years, calatheas have become a very popular houseplant because their attractive leaves grab the attention of many plant owners. With so many species to chose from it has become one of the most popular houseplants to own. Calathea is familiar with the rainforest floor – meaning it loves a moist, humid environment. It’s highly sensitive to cold, drafts, and sudden temperature fluctuations. It grows best in warm, humid, and well-lit conditions, but it never does well in direct sunlight. Calathea must be kept in damp soil at all times, but definitely do not allow the plant to sit in water or in very wet soil. Think little and often as a watering policy.

Please note that the photo is indicative, each plant has different shape and size.
Dimensions: pot size Ø 12 cm / plant height 40 cm (approx)
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Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 40 × 10 × 10 cm

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All plants are collect from store only! [Ioannou Paparrigopoulou 15, 10561, Athens, Greece]