Calathea Peacock - MedioCalathea makoyana
[ Pot Size: 6'' | Height: 14" - 16" ]
The Calathea Peacock features round or oval light-green leaves with silver-white patterns and dark-green edges, while the undersides of the leaves are deep burgundy or purple. Rarely producing flowers as a houseplant, Calathea Peacocks are generally prized for foliage that stands out in any setting. Pet-friendly and easy to care for, the Calathea Peacock 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.
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.
Yes! Calatheas are non-toxic to dogs and cats.