Calathea makoyana & Gold Tembesi Etched Planter
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Calathea Makayona has gorgous painted leaves with purple undersides, each leaf has its own unique design, it is a stunning centrepiece to have in your home and will be much admired by any visitor!
Calatheas are perfect as a taste of the tropical rainforest, you can enjoy the benefits of the rainforest inside your own home and feel the power that houseplants can have on psychological health and wellbeing.
Houseplants have never looked so striking as with our Tembesi collection of planters. Handcrafted from aluminium and finished in a warm brass hue, the collection is ideal for house plants, cacti and succulents. The etched detailing on the exterior is all made by hand and gives this eye–catching collection a real point of difference.
You may see it in the pictures of magazines - it’s very distinctive. Imagine how it will look next to your sofa in a wonderful planter! It really does add a definite tropical flavour to a room which is always welcome particularly when it’s cold outside!
As a bonus Calathea is fine if you have pets! It’s sometimes tricky to find houseplants that are suitable if you have cats and dogs - many of them can be toxic if eaten. However, this plant is fine! If you’d like to find out more about houseplants that are suitable if you have pets, have a look at our pet-safe collection on the home page.
If you’d like to give this amazing house plant as a gift then we can make it even more special by including a free, handwritten card as part of your plant gift delivery.
Here at Happy Houseplants we pride ourselves on personal service and we really want to share our love of plants - so whether it’s variegated house plants or cacti, mini indoor plants or large foliage plants, we’re the best place to buy houseplants!
Calathea makoyana care level
Requires a little extra care
Where should I put this plant?
It needs a warm room away from draughts and bright but indirect light - if it’s put in full sun the leaves may curl up and burn. A humid room like the Kitchen or Bathroom is ideal
How should I water it?
Water when the top few inches are dry to the touch and then soak and allow to drain, use rainwater if possible. The soil needs to be kept moist but do not let it sit in water. Calathea like a humid atmosphere, stand it on a tray filled with pebbles and water and mist in the summer.
Should I feed it?
You can feed in spring and summer - try our vegan, organic plant food!
Is it suitable if I have pets?
Yes! This plant is great if you have cats or dogs.
What size is this houseplant?
W14cm x H40cm with !8cm Tembesi Brass pot
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