Calathea Makoyana, commonly known as the Peacock Plant is one of the most ornamental house plants of the popular Calathea genus. The Makoyana’s intricate foliage is one of the more subtle arrangements of the genus and is an essential addition to any tropical plant enthusiast.
Pot size: 14 cm (diameter)
Plant size: 35 cm (without the pot)
As a member of the Marantaceae family, Calathea Makoyana is an active plant that undergoes observable nyctinasty, the process of foliage reacting to the daily light cycle. Therefore, enjoying a position out of direct sunlight with changes in the daily lighting environment.
Calathea Makoyana thrives indoors with the correct care. Ensure your environment has high humidity with no direct sunlight. Most importantly the plant should be watered with soft water only, free from calcium carbonate and other minerals found in many urban water sources. Grouping Calatheas will help achieve the correct humidity along with an attentive watering routine.
medium to bright, indirect light
let the plant dry out between waterings, water should be room temperature and soft