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Calathea orbifolia is a beautiful houseplant highly sought after due to the exquisite beauty of its large, round leaves and its air-purifying qualities. This beautiful foliage is subtly striped with pale silver-green markings, with the undersides of the leaf also being a pale silver-green.
Calathea Orbifolia is the plant that will make you turn and look at it for the second time - although it almost always is love at first sight. With its oversized circular leaves striped with silver it’s not just an exquisite beauty but an excellent air purifier that is perfect for most spaces. It thrives in indirect light and is also pet friendly.
Bright Indirect Sunlight.Water the plant regularly throughout the growing season. Avoid overwatering.A rich, peat-based potting soil with excellent drainage is beneficial.20 - 30°CApply any organic fertilizer once or twice during the growing season.
1. Calathea leaves are turning brown
Under-watering and excessive use of fertilizer both can lead to browning of leaves. Water your plant less frequently and reduce the amount of fertilizer you use if this problem occurs and persists.
2. My Calathea leaves are curling
A lack of moisture causes curling of Calathea’s leaves. Make sure you are watering your plant enough to avoid this. You can also mist your Calathea several times in a week.
3. Why are Calathea leaves yellowing?
Yellowing leaves is a sign of over-watering. If you notice yellow leaves, check the soil and roots. If the roots are too mushy, reduce the frequency of watering to avoid a root rot.
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