Calathea rufibarba Elgergrass in 12cm Pot


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40-50cm in Height inc Pot - Ideal for the Home or Office

  • The Calathea rufibarba Elegergras, features slender, pointed leaves with an undulating edge in deep green with a reddish-purple underside. The underside of leaves have a fluffy velvet-like texture, hence why it is commonly known as the Velvet Calathea or Fuzzy Feathers plant.
  • Like most of the Calathea species, this plant goes to sleep every night by rolling its leaves into an upright position.

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  • Eventual Height

    Up to 2 feet depending on growing conditions.

  • Pot Size

    12 cm

  • Season of Interest

    All year round

  • Light Required

    During the day it requires bright, indirect light for 6 or more hours each day. Its important not to allow it to sit in direct sunlight.

  • Watering

    This plant likes consistently moist soil. Water the plant thoroughly and allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again.

  • Best Growing Conditions

    Be careful not to overwater, as this can cause root rot. If the soil is too wet, you may notice the leaves starting to turn yellow or show signs of wilting.

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