Calathea Lancifolia Insignis Rattlesnake
Calathea Lancifolia Insignis Rattlesnake

Calathea Lancifolia Insignis Rattlesnake


The Calathea Lancifolia Insignis - Rattlesnake Plant has wavy, elongated green leaves with a pattern of alternating large and small dark green blotches up the center vein.and a maroon shade underneath. The plant is an origin of Brazil origin and very popular among people wanting to achieve a tropical theme. They are commonly known for their fascinating night time habit. They fold their leaves together at night, like raised hands in prayer, then opening up again during the day to follow the sun's movement. For this charming display, Calathea plants are also known as Prayer plants.

LEARN TO CARE

SUN

Full Shade

Do not expose the plant in direct sun.

LIGHT

Bright Indirect light

Require Bright indirect light. Tolerate short duration of low light.

WATER

Every 2 Weeks

Allow top 2"-3" inches of the soil to dry out before watering again. Calathea's are sensitive to chemicals in water. Therefore, if using tap water allow the water to sit out over night before watering.

HUMIDITY

High

Prefers warm temperature between 60°/15.6° and 80°F/26.7°C.

FERTILIZER

Monthly

Fertilize only during warmer months with half the recommended strength of basic houseplant food. Do not fertilize during winter or the plant is not actively growing.

TOXICITY

Non-Toxic

This is a pet safe plant