Calathea Makoyana in 12cm Pot | Peacock Plant | Indoor Tropical Houseplant


This listing is for one Calathea makoyana plant supplied in a 12cm Pot. 

The Peacock plant, also known as Calathea makoyana, is a beautiful tropical houseplant, famed for its beautiful, contrasting green and purplish-red leaves that will brighten up any indoor living space. 

Plant Care
Light Requirements: Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight.

Watering: Maintain moist soil. Water once the surface of the soil starts to dry.

Soil: Well-draining general purpose houseplant potting mix.

Temperature: 60-75°F (16-24°C) for best growth.

Fertilizer: Use liquid or water soluble fertilizer made up at no more than half strength and apply every 2-4 weeks during the growing season. NPK 3-1-2 is perfect, but a balanced preparation is normally fine.

Humidity: >60% humidity. High humidity is really important to keep your peacock plant healthy. Using a digital hygrometer to monitor humidity is a great idea.

Pruning: Remove old leaves and pinch back to maintain compact growth.

Propagation: Propagate by division in the spring or summer.

Re-Potting: Repot every 1-2 years at the start of the growing season.

Diseases and Pests: Generally quite resistant. Will get root rot if overwatered. Aphids, spider mites and scale sometimes.

Toxicity: Non-toxic. Safe for humans and pets.


Choose from the following options at checkout: 

1) Royal Mail 2nd Class Postage 2-3 working days (UK) 

2) Local Delivery (Glasgow Only) 

3) Free collection from store 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!