Calathea Orbifolia - Piccolo

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[ Pot Size: 4'' | Height: 8" - 10" ]
With broad, elegantly patterned foliage, the Calathea Orbifolia is pet-friendly and creates visual interest in spaces with bright indirect sunlight.
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Calathea Orbifolia - Piccolo

Calathea orbifolia

[ Pot Size: 4'' | Height: 8" - 10" ]
The Calathea Orbifolia is one of the largest Calatheas, and features oversized green leaves with elegant silvery stripes. Rarely producing flowers as a houseplant, Calathea Orbifolia are generally prized for foliage that stands out in any setting. Pet-friendly and easy to care for, the Calathea Orbifolia is the perfect plant for spaces with bright indirect to low sunlight.

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  • Geographic Origin: Brazil
  • Features: Pet-Friendly
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Great For: Low Sunlight

Plant Care Guide


Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light as well. Avoid direct sunlight.



Prefers soil to partially dry out so check about once a week. Thrives in a moist environment with high humidity. Water less in winter when plant is dormant.


Level of Care

Easy! Just avoid direct sunlight and don't overwater.


Air Purifying

Calatheas remove toxins that can build up in indoor spaces. A general rule of thumb is 1 medium houseplant per 100 square feet of space effectively cleans the air we breathe.



Feed with a mild liquid, indoor plant fertilizer about once a month during the growing season. Do not fertilize in winter.



Prefers warm conditions 65-80°F. Keep away from drafty windows and air conditioners.



A peaty All-Purpose potting soil with good drainage works best.


Pruning & Propagation

Prune yellow or damaged leaves down to stem. To propagate, large plants can be divided in the spring.


Pet Friendly

Yes! Calatheas are non-toxic to dogs and cats.

Calathea Orbifolia - Piccolo