Calathea is a genus of several dozen species within the Marantaceae family, native to Brazil and Central America. Several varieties of this plant have become highly valued as house plants due to their unique foliage consisting of velvety patterned leaves. They are surprisingly durable plants, and can bounce right back from dehydration.
In its natural habitat, the calathea is a forest floor dwelling plant which enjoys the shade provided by the plush tropical canopy over head. While it can survive in low light conditions, it may lose its striking color.
Prefers bright light, but is adaptable to bright indirect light conditions.
Be sure to water your plant upon delivery. Calathea like moderately moist soil but will rot when too much moisture is present. If soil is dry an inch below the top of the pot and the Calathea leaves are beginning to curl, it is time to water.
Medium humidity. Calathea will appreciate an occasional misting
For a detailed guide and troubleshooting info, visit greeneryunlimited.co/calathea-care
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Our plants ship directly from our growing partners in Florida and California to help ensure each plant travels the shortest distance possible for the smallest environmental impact. This means our plants and pots ship separately and potting is up to you. Not only does this help our planet, potting you plants helps you build a connection and ensure your plant is set up for success. For information on how to properly pot your plants, be sure to check out our videos and blog.
Traveling is hard on everyone, especially plants. Our plants ship directly from our growing partners in Florida and California to help ensure each plant travels the shortest distance possible. This means our plants and pots ship separately and potting is up to you. Not only does this reduce our carbon footprint, shipping plants directly from where they are grown ensures plants spend less time in transit. For information on how to properly pot your plants, be sure to check out our videos and blog.
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Greenery Unlimited was founded with the mission of helping life flourish in the urban environment. As long-time New Yorkers, we understand that creating a sanctuary in your home is one of the key tenets to dealing with the stress of modern living. Our goal is to provide a guarantee of quality, commitment and integrity to further the appreciation of both plants and the symbiotic nature of life.
-Adam & Rebecca
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Returns and exchanges of non-plant items ordered through our online store are accepted within 30 days of customer receipt, with a valid proof of purchase is provided, and the items are returned in good condition (unused, un-scuffed and unwashed). Expendable materials such as potting soils, drainage, plant sprays, fertilizers etc. may be returned in unopened packaging only.
All floor plants (10" nursery pots and above) are final sale only. We only send out plants that are representative of the photography on the site, and are confident you will be satisfied with your purchase. However, if your plant arrives damaged contact us within 24 hours to initiate a replacement or refund. If you are dissatisfied for any other reason such as plant size or shape, you are eligible for a swap of the same item within the 24 hour window.
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