The Calathea Pinstripe, also known as the Calathea Ornata, is a beautiful tropical plant that is native to South America. Here’s a guide on how to care for your Calathea Pinstripe:
Light: The Calathea Pinstripe prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight as it can burn its leaves.
Water: The Calathea Pinstripe likes to be kept evenly moist, however not soggy. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Pro note, use filtered or distilled water, as the plant is sensitive to chlorine and other chemicals found in tap water.
Soil: A well-draining, peat-based potting mix is ideal for the Calathea Pinstripe.
Temperature: The Calathea Pinstripe prefers warm, humid conditions and should be kept in a room with temperatures between 60-75°F (16-24°C).
Humidity: The Calathea Pinstripe likes high humidity, so it’s a good idea to mist it regularly or to purchase humidifier.
Fertilizer: Feed your Calathea Pinstripe with a balanced, fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
Pruning: Prune your Calathea Pinstripe regularly to encourage bushier growth.
Re-potting: Re-pot your Calathea Pinstripe roughly every two years in the spring, using a slightly larger pot, only 1-2 inches larger than its current pot.
By following these care instructions, your Calathea Pinstripe should thrive and bring a touch of tropical beauty to your home. Plant is non toxic to pets!