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Gorgeously glamorous indoor plant, or if you live in the tropics, understory planting for shady borders outside. The bold sunshine-and-shadow stripes on the top of each glossy round leaf contrasts strikingly with the deep maroon colour beneath.
Calathea fasciataAPPEARANCE : Tropical foliage plant with large rounded leaves, very glossy on the upper surface, with light and dark green stripes above, maroon below.
USE FOR : Indoor plant, tropical accent planting, understory shade planting in tropical gardens.
PLANTING : Plant in a shady spot with indirect sunlight. Prefers moisture-retaining soil or a good quality potting mix. Needs temperatures over 15C and enjoys humidity.
CARE : Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and regularly once established. Mist regularly if air humidity is low, and wipe the leaves gently with a damp cloth to free them of dust. Apply a nitrogen rich slow release fertiliser every three months for vibrant healthy foliage.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 40 cm H x 50 cm W
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants with a healthy young root system and will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. Your plants may be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on
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