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The bright, unique variegation of the Calathea 'Rattlesnake' is eye-catching! The lanceolate leaves are what gave this Calathea its name - Calathea lancifolia. Keep this plant in a place with bright, indirect light and keep the soil moist. It will become an absolute staple in your home. Keep the soil moist at all times. If you let the soil dry out completely, your plant will not be happy with you! 

Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-16” depending on grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy to Medium

Key Benefits 

The Calathea genus is pet-friendly making it the perfect addition to your home with furry friends! Calathea plants come in all unique shapes and sizes from large, round green leaves to elongated, fuzzy leaves that look like feathers.

Calathea 'Rattlesnake' Care Tips

  • Other Common Names: Rattlesnake Plant
  • Binomial Name: Calathea lancifolia
  • Care Level: Easy to medium
  • Light: Bright, indirect
  • Water: Keep soil moist
  • Pet Friendly: Yes

The Calathea 'Rattlesnake' Story

Where is it from? 
This Calathea is a tropical long-life plant from South America.

Who is the Calathea 'Rattlesnake'? 
The leaves of the Calathea 'Rattlesnake' are upright and long. The movement and the shape of the leaves remind us of rattlesnakes in the wild.

Good For You!
We highly recommend Calatheas as a plant to keep in the bedroom: their peaceful leaves, oxygenating properties, and humidifying capabilities will help you drift off at night and feel refreshed in the morning! With their expansive leaves, Calatheas are excellent air purifiers.

Is the Calathea 'Rattlesnake' the right plant for me?

Calatheas have always received a reputation for high maintenance due to their need for high humidity. But we found by placing Calatheas in high humidity environments such as kitchens and bathrooms, the foliage stays in its beautiful condition. Thankfully, this plant prefers bright, indirect light with absolutely zero direct sunlight. Makes the placement options are endless. If you’re looking for a plant that can add a pop of color and pattern to your green oasis - this plant is it!

Pet Friendly: Yes! The beautiful Calatheas are pet friendly which makes these the perfect addition to your home.

Location Suggestions: Calatheas thrive in high humidity locations such as kitchens and bathrooms. They make great office plants with their unique colors and variegation contributing to a creative and focused mind.

Care Instructions

Light

Prefers bright, indirect light with no direct sun

Water

Keep soil moist, do not let it dry completely

Temperature

Average from 65°F - 75°F

Feeding

Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.

Toxicity

Non-Toxic. Safe for pets and children!

Grooming

Wipe the leaves every few weeks to remove debris

Care

Calatheas can be sensitive to tap water. If you notice brown leaf edges, switch to rain or distilled water and ensure the environment you place your plant in is high in humidity.

General Information About Your Plant

Origin

From the tropical area of South America.

Leaves

The leaves are lanceolate and wavy. They have beautiful variegation on the topside of the leaves while the underside is deep purple.

Repotting

This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.

Soil

Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.

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