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Also known as the Zebra plant, so called because of their light green leaves with darker green stripes.


Your Calathea Freddie will enjoy consistently moist soil without being water logged, little and often is the best way to do this. Water until it just starts to trickle out of the holes at the bottom and ensure there is no more left to drain before placing it back in it's cache pot.

Medium to bright indirect light are perfect for Calathea Freddie. Direct light onto the
leaves will burn them.

Feed once a month with diluted houseplant fertiliser during the Spring and Summer.

Calathea like a soil that drains well so that the delicate roots don't become too waterlogged but one that also retains moisture to mimic the damp rainforest floor conditions that they are
native to. Visit our soil bar for coco coir and vermiculite to add to a standard soil mix.

Keep away from open winter windows and cold draughts, similarly as they are humidity lovers don't let them sit too close to radiators.

Calathea are ideal bathroom or kitchen plants as they love humidity. You can also increase humidity by grouping plants together or running a humidifier.

Calathea Freddie are considered non toxic to humans, dogs and cats.

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