Plant Care Beauty Star

Beauty Star

Taxonomy

Calathea Beauty Star
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Beauty Star

Water

How often to water your Beauty Star

Water needs for Beauty Star
0.5 cups
every 9

Beauty Star needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Beauty Star

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Beauty Star in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

36% Very Low

Growing Beauty Star in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Beauty Star in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Beauty Star in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 30.3% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Madison is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to decrease by 30.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Beauty Star in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Madison is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Beauty Star in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beauty Star: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Beauty Star may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Beauty Star

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Beauty Star: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Beauty Star after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Beauty Star

Nutrient needs for plant Beauty Star in Madison, Wisconsin

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Madison is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Beauty Star

Beauty Star

Beauty Star


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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