Calathea Musaica has amazing leave patterns that resemble tiny mosaics, hence the name. The pattern is so intricate that most people is checking if this plant is even real! Calathea’s are one of the most ornamental house plants. The sky reaching growth combined with the interesting foliage brings both volume and aesthetics to any room.
As a member of the Marantaceae family, Calathea Musaica is an active plant which undergoes observable nyctinasty, the process of foliage reacting to the daily light cycle. Therefore, enjoying a position out of direct sun light with changes in the daily lighting environment.
Calathea Musaica thrives indoors with the correct care. Ensure your environment has high humidity with no direct sun light. 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.
Added bonus: Calathea are not poisonous which means it’s pet friendly (non toxic to cats and dogs).
Size: Plant is about 25cm tall and it comes in a 12cm pot.
Care Tips: group calatheas together for optimal humidity, remove dead growth 1cm from the base of the plant with sharp garden specific shears
Light: bright, indirect light
Water: generously in spring/summer, much less in autumn/winter, water should be room temperature and soft
Soil: well draining
This plant is about 30cm tall and come sin pot size 12cm.