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Calathea Rufibarba

Calathea Rufibarba

£14.99Price

60cm Height / 17cm Pot

SKU: cala001
    • Calathea Rufibarba, also known as Furry Feather or Velvet Calathea, is a beautiful tropical plant that is native to Brazil. It belongs to the Marantaceae family and is characterized by its stunning green leaves with a velvety texture and reddish undersides.
    • 60cm in height. 
    • 17cm pot.
    • Calathea Rufibarba, also known as the Velvet Calathea, is a plant that requires a bit of attention to thrive. Here are some care instructions that can help you keep your Calathea Rufibarba healthy:
    • Watering: Calathea Rufibarba prefers consistently moist soil, but not soggy. Water your plant when the top layer of soil feels dry to the touch. Make sure to water thoroughly and allow any excess water to drain away.

    • Humidity: This plant loves high humidity levels. To maintain humidity, you can place a humidifier near the plant or group it with other plants. You can also mist the leaves regularly or place a tray of water nearby.

    • Light: Calathea Rufibarba prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

    • Temperature: This plant prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (16-24°C). Avoid exposing it to temperatures below 55°F (13°C) or above 85°F (29°C).

    • Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix that retains moisture but also allows for air circulation. You can add perlite or vermiculite to the soil mix to improve drainage.

    • Fertilization: Fertilize your Calathea Rufibarba every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.

    • Pruning: You can trim any brown or yellow leaves or damaged foliage as needed.

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