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Calathea rose dottie

AED 80.00

  Height : 45 cm

Family : Marantaceae
Common Name : Rose Painted Calathea

Calathea roseopicta dottie is an evergreen perennial, indoor house plant that grows to 6 to 12 inches tall and spread as wide. The leaves are glossy, with an entire and wavy margin. The leaf surfaces are colored very dark black-green and its midrib beautifully marked with a distinctive bright pink that also encircles the leaf about 1-2 cm from the margin. These beautiful markings remain vivid pink even as the plant matures. Recently emerged leaves are slightly lighter in color. Leaves underside is purple. The Calathea dottie occasionally produce purple and white blooms.

30 in stock

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Water regularly, during the growing season. Keep soil constantly moist but never water-logged. Overwatering can cause root rot and kill the plant. During the winter season, reduce watering and only water the plant when the top inch soil to dry out between watering.
It flourishes best in bright indirect sunlight or filtered sunlight to partial shade. Keep your plant out of direct sunlight, because too much of direct sunlight burns the leaves of a plant and causes the wonderful leaf hues to fade. Keep your plant in front of East, west or north facing window is suitable.
Feed only during the growing season from April – October with a diluted liquid feed once every 2 weeks.
Ideal temperatures required should be between 15.5-24ºC. Avoid sudden drops that will affect growth and cold drafts.
Calatheas enjoy humidity in their natural climate. If you can try and raise the levels even if you just mist the plant or seat the pot on a tray of pebbles with water inside. When the humidity is low from dry air you may notice leaf tips browning.


Dimensions 60-70 cm