Pin Stripe Calathea here. I'm the type of plant that's typically found somewhere tropical but soon I'm sure I'll make my way into your home! I am unique in that my leaves fold up a night time once it gets dark, just like my cousin the maranta. My bold and bright leaves will make the perfect accent to your space. I'm also pet friendly which is a plus. Bring on the puppies and kitties.
Difficulty: easy to grow and maintain
Light Needed: moderate, bright indirect light
Water: moderate, water when soil is dry
Calatheas make great plants for first time plant parents as they are easy to care for and maintain. The Pinstripe Calathea is loved for it striped leaves contrasting light pink and dark green with a dark purple underside. This plant will fold up it's leaves once it gets dark. It is pet friendly and safe for cats and dogs and it also cleans & purifies the air in your space.
Size: Medium (6")
Grow pot size: 6" x 5"
Where I’m From: South America
Botanical Name: Calathea ornata
Nicknames: Pin Stripe Calathea
Favorite Hangout Spots: Bedroom or wherever you hang out the most
Healthy & happy plant in premium soil
Biodegradable grow pot (6" x 5") or Eco-Friendly Root Pouch (1 gallon)
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We guarantee our plants will arrive healthy or we will replace them for free
BIODEGRADABLE GROW POT
Our biodegradable grow pots are made of 50% sphagnum peat, wood fiber and lime to adjust the pH. The peat content provides a combination of superior root penetration, good drainage and aeration whilst the wood fibers strengthen the pot.
Designed for easy transplant. They are 100% compostable and approved for organic production. Simply place the entire biodegradable pot into your planter and the roots of your plant will soon grow through and decompose the pot.
ECO-FRIENDLY ROOT POUCH
Our recycled & semi-degradable eco-friendly fabric bags are made from a mix all natural fibers and recycled plastic water bottles saved from landfills. The breathable fabric allows for your plants to stay cool in the summer and provides good drainage to avoid overwatering. They provide a healthy environment for your plant to grow by pruning the roots and creating dense, healthy root structures.
These fabric bags are washable and recyclable. It will take 1-2 years for the bags to semi degrade. Use your fabric bag as a decorative planter and remove from the bag when it is time to repot. This planter is designed by Root Pouch.
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This plant is so unique!! It has the most beautiful pink stripes. I’ve never seen something like it at other plant stores.