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Calathea Freddie Plants for Sale Online
Calathea Freddie Plants bring the fun patterns of a circus, and the calm hues of a spa. This tropical plant's foliage is uniquely striped and resembles a pinwheel. Also nicknamed the zebra plant, the Freddie's stripes alternate between light and dark green and make for a beautiful statement to any space.
Botanically named the Calathea Concinna Freddie, these popular indoor plants enjoy medium to bright indirect light and high humidity levels. We recommend allowing your Freddie Calathea to dry out in between waterings but do not allow for extended periods of drought. To omit root drought or root rot, water the plant when the top inch of the soil has dried.
These plants gain a bad rep for being high maintenance, however, as long as you provide your Calathea plant with the proper conditions, it should grow just fine. Some additional plant care tips for this fun and trending houseplant include planting in a pot with drainage holes and using a well draining potting soil. Additionally, your plant would benefit from the application of a well balanced fertilizer in spring and summer.
As a member of the Prayer Plant family, your plant's foliage with open and close with the sun. Common signs of distress in these eye-catching plants include yellow leaves and browning edges. If your plant is exhibiting these signs, it's time to reevaluate your plant's placement and care regimen.
|Mature Height:||20 Inches|
|Mature Width:||10 to 16 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, indirect|
|Flower Color:||No flowers|
|Foliage:||Dark green and light green; arching leaves|
|Soil Condition||Well drained|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas|