Calathea Orbifolia, Prayer Plants
Calathea Orbifolia, Prayer Plants
Calathea Orbifolia, Prayer Plants
Calathea Orbifolia, Prayer Plants

Calathea Orbifolia, Prayer Plants

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Size, Overall Height 6in Pot; 14-17"

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Calathea is a cultivar of calatheas, selected for round leaves with brilliant markings. Calatheas are often called 'prayer plants' because of their unique leaf movements: they raise and lower their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm. This phenomenon is called nyctinasty. Plant movements are controlled by a flux of water pressure in the pulvini - nodes at the base of the leaves. Scientists theorize that these movements are meant to follow the sun and catch as much light as possible -- an essential trait for a forest-floor-dwelling plant!

Plant Care
• Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, once received allow the plant to acclimate to its new environment.
• Repotting / Fertilizing, Wait 4 weeks before repotting or fertilizing, Fertilize during Spring to Fall base on label instructions.
• Water, allow the top 1-2 inch of Soil to dry out, may take 5-7 days, water slowly to allow the soil moist evenly.
• Humidity, most Tropical plants can benefit from regular moisture, a humidifier or regular misting is recommended.
• Light, if is bright enough to read is bright enough for plants, if outdoors place in indirect sun light under Shade.

Plant Benefits
• Filter indoor air by absorbing toxins, and removing harmful chemicals.
• Boost mood, productivity, concentration and creativity.
• Reduce stress, Fatigue and Allergies.
• Add life to a given space, Plants are therapeutic and cheaper than a therapist.

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