Collections: Indoor Plants

Calathea Vittata (Calathea Variegated White)

Botanical name:

S.N: Calathea Vittata

C.N: Prayer Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant

Category of plant: Shrubs, Indoor Plants, Herbaceous Perennial Plant

Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) Description:

  • The Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) is an ornamental, evergreen perennial indoor houseplant. 
  • A member of the prayer plant family, Marantaceae, the Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) is known for its striking foliage that purportedly resembles the beauty of a peacock’s tail. 
  • The leaves are oval, thin, crisp, curl and particularly striking as it appears almost hand-painted.
  • Calathea vittata displays bright green elliptical leaves with brushstroke-like creamy-white stripes.
  • It's an easy-care houseplant whose leaves have a habit of opening and closing leaves from day — night.

Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) 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 Peacock 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''

Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) 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. 

Peacock plant (Calathea Vittata) Special Features:

  • Non-toxic to cats and dogs.
  • Best to place them near an east-facing window.
  • 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.

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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