Goeppertia (Calathea) OrbifoliaRegular price $22.00
Goeppertia Orbifolia (formerly Calathea) is must have for every plant lover. Its oversized, orb shaped round leaves that are light green with pale silver stripes compliment the plant perfectly. Goeppertias love humidity and a consistently moist soil that isn't water logged or too dry, once established in a suitable location the leaves of these lush beauties can grow up to 30cm diameter.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Prayer Plant, Calathea rotundifolia, Maranta Orbifolia.
Origin: South America
Light: Full Shade - Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
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: They like humidity and to never dry out completely otherwise the leaves will become crispy.