How To Propagate Calathea Plants

Attractive Calathea plant ready for propagation

The most common form of Calathea propagation is a division at the time of spring repotting. It is easy to separate these into their own pots and treat them as you would mature plants. Separating young Calathea plants by untangling the roots with your fingers. Other times, you may need to use a very sharp, sterile blade to separate the roots. This article shares details on propagating Calathea.

How To Grow and Care For Calathea Musaica (Network Calathea)

crisscross leaf patterns of Calathea Musaica

Calathea Musaica has slightly arching mid-green, glossy leaves with mosaic crisscross patterns rather than straight streaks a trademark feature of Calathea plants is their brightly striped leaves. This article shares growing and care info on Calathea musaica.

Why Does My Prayer Plant Getting Yellow Leaves?

yellowing of prayer plant leaves

If your prayer plant gets yellow leaves the fix is usually fairly simple. The cause is often watering, humidity, temperatures or nutrient deficiency. Click on this article to learn the cause and how to fix yellowing prayer plant leaves.

What Makes Calathea Leaves Curl?

Calathea leaves curl

Calatheas have beautiful foliage with many having multicolored patterns. But what causes the leaves of a Calathea plant to curl? Everything from temperatures, improper watering, lighting, too much or not enough. [DETAILS]

Calathea Watering: Why The Type Of Water Matters

correct calathea watering uses the right water

Several houseplants have become favorites among indoor plant enthusiasts, and Calatheas (prayer plant) have earned their spot in that list. From Calathea Freddie to the beautiful Calathea orbifolia, there are

How To Grow Calathea Concinna Freddie

Calathea concinna Freedie potted with attractive zebra like patterns on leaves

Calathea concinna “Freddie comes Brazil. The leaves are elongated and glossy with a light green color. The zebra stripe pattern on the leaf make Freddie and attractive plant for the home. [CARE INFO]

Calathea Orbifolia Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Calathea Orbifolia

Calathea orbifolia (ka-LAY-thee-uh or-bee-FOH-lee-uh) is also known as Prayer Plant and is one of the prettiest of the Calathea plant family.  Calatheas are members of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family

How To Grow and Care For Prayer Plants

Close up of bright green exotic 'Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana' Prayer Plant leaf with unique black pattern

The prayer plant is a common indoor plant with strikingly beautiful and decorative deep green leaves. Its velvety leaves have yellow splotches down right to the midrib and arching red

Are Prayer Plants Cat Safe?

Prayer plant in white ceramic pot near window

The Prayer plant is a beautiful, non-toxic plant that is safe for your cats. Also known as Maranta leuconeura, the Prayer Plant originates from Central and South America’s tropical forests.

How To Care For Peacock Plants

Calathea makoyana aka peacock plant

Known as the peacock plant – Calathea makoyana [kal-luhth-EE-uh, mack-oy-AY-nuh] are attractive, colorful foliage plants hailing from Africa, Central America, South America, and the West Indies.  There are more than

How To Grow Calathea Roseopicta

Beautiful dark green foliage of Calathea Roseopicta

Calathea Roseopicta [ka-LAY-thee-uh, ro-see-oh-PIK-tuh] is a stunning evergreen perennial plant from the Calathea plant family Marantaceae. The Marantaceae family is generally referred to by the common name the prayer plant