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White Star Calathea

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  • Showy Foliage
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 3-4 Feet
  • Pet Safe 

The showy White Star Calathea is a popular houseplant among collectors and features graceful, thin lines and a glowy red hue. White Star Calatheas are native to the tropical regions of the Americas like the rainforests of Brazil. This plant is non-toxic and pet friendly. 

Best Locations For Growing White Star Calathea

With its amazing foliage, White Star is a plant you’ll want to display where you’ll see it everyday! White Star Calathea requires high humidity and would benefit from being placed in your bathroom with a shower, or next to a kitchen sink. Those two locations will typically be slightly more humid than the rest of the house. Avoid locations near heating and air conditioning vents. 

White Star Calathea Sunlight Requirements

Provide White Star Calathea with medium to bright indirect light for the best growth. This species of houseplant can handle lower light conditions; however, the colors will be more vivid with more light.

White Star Calathea Care

This plant prefers a nutrient-rich potting mix with the ability to dry out quickly. Any organic peat-based blend would be perfect for your White Star Calathea. Take care when repotting this plant because it has shallow, fragile roots. There’s no need to repot your Calathea unless you see roots coming out of the pot’s drainage hole. 

Watering White Star Calathea

Calatheas like the White Star have high water and humidity requirements. If you suspect that you have hard tap water in your area, this plant would prefer filtered, distilled, or even rain water. Be sure to water this plant thoroughly when the top inch of the soil feels dry.

Feeding White Star Calathea

Choose a complete liquid houseplant fertilizer and dilute it by half the strength recommended on the label to feed this plant. When repotting, you can also amend the soil with compost or worm castings to boost growth.

White Star Calathea Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light
Care Requirements: Medium
Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Mature Height: 3-4 feet
Mature Spread: 12-24 inches
Flowering: No
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
Fragrant:
Foliage Type: Variegated
Foliage Color(s): Green, White
Foliage Description: Variegated, Green and White
Temperature: 65° - 77°F (18° - 25°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: White Star Calathea
Other Name(s): Prayer Plant
Scientific Name: Calathea majestica 'White Star'
Plant Type: House Plant
SKU:
Calathea_White.Star-HP

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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