Calathea orbifolia is a beautiful houseplant highly sought after due to the exquisite beauty of its large, round leaves and its air-purifying qualities. This beautiful foliage is subtly striped with pale silver-green markings, with the undersides of the leaf also being a pale silver-green. The Calathea orbifolia is bound to add dramatic interest to your houseplant collections and is very much on trend.
LIGHT: likes a lot of diffused light, but direct sunlight will cause the leaves to fade and lose precious markings. The plant can tolerate shade, but grows much better with indirect light.
WATER: It likes soil to be moist, but also susceptible to root rot, so don't let it sit in water. Think little and often as a watering policy.
SIZE: comes in 12 cm nursery pot, 35 cm high