Beautiful Foliage with a Bold Pattern
Calathea Makoyana, or as it is commonly called, Peacock Plant or Cathedral Windows is an incredible patterned houseplant. The pale green leaves have dark green blotches and edging. New growth emerges rolled up and with maroon undersides, adding even more interest. This compact plant grows to be just over a foot tall.
Peacock Plant will look best in medium to low light. Too high of light will cause the pattern on the leaves to fade.
Native to Brazil, Calathea Makoyana likes to be kept moist, but not soggy. Water it when the top of the soil is dry.
Humidity is also great for this plant and it loves to be misted. Use distilled water or rain water if possible as tap water can damage the leaves. If you air is too dry the leaf edges may brown.
The soil should hold moisture, but also drain well. A mixture of 2 parts peat moss and 1 part perlite is perfect.
During the active growing season (spring & summer) feed this Calathea with a diluted liquid fertilizer every couple weeks.
Re-pot Calathea Makoyana ever couple years during the spring.
Houseplants ship in a 4" pot.