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.
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.
Plant will be sent by Royal Mail 1st Class and should arrive within 2 working days from dispatch.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!