Plant Care Burle Marx

Burle Marx

Taxonomy

Calathea burle-marx
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Burle Marx

Water

How often to water your Burle Marx

Water needs for Burle Marx
0.5 cups
every 9

Burle Marx needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Burle Marx

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Burle Marx in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Burle Marx: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Burle Marx may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Burle Marx

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Burle Marx: 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 Burle Marx after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Burle Marx

Burle Marx

Burle Marx


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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