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Calathea Beauty Star
Calathea 'Beauty Star'
Calathea Beauty Star has interesting striped foliage but as an added bonus, the underside of the leaf has a beautiful reddish purple color. This is one of the easier calatheas for beginners.
As Low As: $25.95
|4 Inch Pot||$25.95|
|6 Inch Pot||$39.95|
Ocean Forest Potting Soil
12 Dry Quarts
Espoma Organic Potting Mix
4 Quart Bag
Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer
8 oz. Tub
Calathea Beauty Star for Sale Online
Calathea Beauty Star has darkly patterned leaves with light green stripes in a more spear shape than the other Calatheas. Calathea's do well inside in low light areas. Calathea Beauty Star brings personality and color to any space. It is a part of the Marantaceae family, and likes bright, indirect light at most, as the colors will fade and the leaves will burn if exposed to too much direct sun.
Calathea Beauty Star has darkly patterned leaves with light green stripes in a more rounded shape than the other Calatheas that does well inside in low light areas. Calathea Beauty Star brings personality and color to any space indoors. It is a part of the Marantaceae family, and likes bright, indirect light at most, as the colors will fade and the leaves will burn if exposed to too much direct light. These plants like to dry out some between watering.
Calathea Beauty Star is a pet-friendly plant that does well indoors with minimal light and care. This plant looks like it’s been painted, and likes to dry out between watering. The foliage is both cat and dog safe, according to the ASPCA Plant Toxicity List. This family of plants is known for its bright, intense foliage as it performs well indoors and holds its color without much light or care.
|Mature Height:||2 to 3 Feet|
|Mature Width:||10 to 16 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, indirect|
|Habit:||Wider than it is tall, compact|
|Flower Color:||White, rarely flowers|
|Foliage:||Oblong leaves with green stripes|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas|
How to Care for Calathea Beauty Star
Before you buy a Calathea Beauty Star Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
How do I water Calathea Beauty Star?
Calathea Beauty Star likes to dry out occasionally between watering. They will tolerate staying moist, but prefer not to have constantly wet soil. Calathea Beauty Star appreciate humidity, a pebble tray or window in the kitchen or the bathroom would suffice.
How much light does Calathea Beauty Star need?
Calathea Beauty Stars do well with bright, indirect light. An eastern or northern facing window would be ideal. A western or southern window would work, as long as a curtain or blind prevents direct light from touching the foliage. This plant also performs well without any bright indirect light, and just fluorescent light.
How should I fertilize Calathea Beauty Star?
Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for Calathea Beauty Star. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack’s Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. On the other hand, Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. We offer a one year warranty on our plants when you purchase Bio-tone at checkout and use it per label instructions. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Calathea Beauty Star.
What soil should I use for Calathea Beauty Star?
The Calathea Beauty Star needs a very well draining soil, and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting mix or potting mix with sand mixed in works well for plants potted in containers. Calathea ornata likes to be root bound.