Goeppertia (Calathea) concinna ‘Freddie’ - peacock plantRegular price $18.00
This plant is perfect as an indoor plant loving bright indirect light and warmth. This Calathea was recently reclassified to Geoppertia. The leaves are a glossy light green with thick dark green stripes that look hand-painted. The stunning leaves in this genera have earnt the name Peacock plant as its all about the leaves for these showy plants. A member of the "Prayer Plant" family - distinctively the leaves open in the day to the sun and close up at night, a slow but beautiful daily dance that the leaves perform every day.
Current Pot Size: 80mm
Synonyms: Calathea Freddie, Zebra Peacock Plant, Prayer Plant.
Light: Full shade, Category 5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season
Watering: Best watered with rain water or distilled water as salts and minerals can build up and cause brown leaf edges, while its not necessary for every water it helps flush excess salt from the soil. Don't over water, they like to dry out slightly between waterings. Water when top 1-2 inches of soil is dry.
Maintenance: Don't place next to a draught, use preventative fungal treatment spray on the leaves. Don't let leaves remain wet for long periods.