Plant Care Calathea 'Burle Marx'
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Calathea 'Burle Marx'

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Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Taxonomy

Calathea burle marxii
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Calathea 'Burle Marx'

Water

How often to water your Calathea 'Burle Marx'

Water needs for Calathea 'Burle Marx'
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea '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 Calathea 'Burle Marx'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Calathea 'Burle Marx' in your home

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

Calathea '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 Calathea 'Burle Marx'

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

Care Summary for Calathea 'Burle Marx'

Calathea 'Burle Marx'

Calathea '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.

What other plant parents say

Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Calathea 'Burle Marx' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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@Sneaklink
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 180 XP
04/25/2021

i love this plant it grows very fast with low to medium light and isnt a drag to take care of

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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