The Calathea Makoyana or Peacock Plant, is a popular choice for a house plant mainly because it makes a lovely addition to any home due to its beautiful foliage.
COMMON NAME: Peacock Plant, Cathedral Windows
BOTANICAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calathea Makoyana
LIGHT: A bright room, but no direct sunlight as that can make the color of the leaves fade away.
WATERING: Eternal flame likes to have an even amount of water. It is especially important during the summer months, when it is warmer.
SOIL: It all depends on the type of compost you use. Check the label first. The best for potting the Calathea Crocata is soil based potting compost with some peat moss (around 25%). Remember to allow the water to drain easily.
HUMIDITY: It is best to mist the plant every day with room temperature water. If it does not have enough humidity the color of the leaves will be spoiled by brown spots.
FERTILISER: Once a month, NPK high in Nitrogen.
SIZE: Height 80cm. approximate
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