Collections: Indoor Plants

Calathea Freddie (Zebra Plant)

Botanical name:

S.N: Calathea Freddie
Zebra Plant, Prayer plant

Category of plant: Shrubs, Indoor Plants

Calathea Freddie or Zebra Plant Description:

  • The Zebra plant (Calathea Freddie) is an ornamental, eye-catchy plant, perfect to add the necessary ‘oomph’ and beautify the space of your home and office.
  • Native to Eastern Brazil, the Zebra plant (Calathea Freddie) is known for its striking zebra stripes in shades of green. 
  • The leaves are shiny, elongated, and light-green with specific zebra strips. 
  • The bold and attractive leaves of Calathea Freddie follow the movement of the sun through the day and close up at night.

Calathea Freddie or Zebra Plant Care:

  1. It can tolerate the soggy or waterlogged condition of the soil.
  2. Bright light is perfect for good growth. Avoid direct sunlight to protect the leaves from becoming dull and less vibrant.
  3. The ideal temperatures required to flourish the Zebra plant well should be between 60ºF — 75ºF (15.5-24ºC).
  4. As a result of the dry air, the leaves will dry out and hang down.
  5. Humidity is best for its growth. Loves to be misted regularly. 
  6. Less humidity makes Calathea leaves brown.
  7. Water twice a week during the growing season, then naturally reduce during winter. The soil moisture should always be monitored to check the plant's hydration level.

Plant habit: Semi erect, Branches spreading type

Plant Specifications: 

Plant  length: 50 cm to 100 cm; 

Plant Spread or Width: 50 cm to 100 cm

Pot Size(Inches): 4''

Plant protection:

  • Use any organic manures for good growth.
  • Farmyard manure, Vermicompost, Boon(19:19:19)@5 gram/litre of water can be used during the growing season from April to October. 

Calathea Freddie or Zebra Plant Special Features:

  • Non-toxic to cats and dogs.
  • Suitable for Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Small Gardens, Container Planting
  • It makes a lovely addition to any home due to its beautiful foliage and bold markings.
  • Calathea Freddie is perfect for bright indoor spaces and both for tabletop and floor planters.
  • It is a nice choice for growing in pots and containers for indoor plantation. 

Note: Plant comes with germination pot. The image is for representation purposes only. The actual product may vary in height, shape, or appearance.

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