Calathea makoyana Peacock Plants for Sale Online
Calathea makoyana, also known as peacock plant and cathedral windows plant, features purplish coloring on the undersides of leaves, with white and green on top. It does exceptionally well in low light areas. 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.
To learn more about the Calathea Family of plants, read our blog on Calatheas.
About Your Calathea Makoyana Peacock Plant
Calathea makoyana looks like it’s been painted, and likes to dry out between watering. While it is tolerant of wet roots, it prefers not to be that way. The foliage will fade or burn if exposed to excessive light. The foliage is both cat and dog safe, according to the ASPCA Plant Toxicity List.
|Mature Height:||20 to 24 inches|
|Mature Width:||16 to 20 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, indirect|
|Flower Color:||No Flowers|
|Foliage:||White and green arching leaves with purple undersides|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas|