Plant Care Calathea 'Cora'
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Calathea 'Cora'

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Calathea 'Cora' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Calathea 'Cora' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Taxonomy

Calathea roseopicta 'Cora'
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Calathea 'Cora'

Water

How often to water your Calathea 'Cora'

Water needs for Calathea 'Cora'
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea 'Cora' 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 'Cora'

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 Calathea 'Cora' in your home

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

Calathea 'Cora' 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 'Cora'

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

Care Summary for Calathea 'Cora'

Calathea 'Cora'

Calathea 'Cora'


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 'Cora' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Calathea 'Cora' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Calathea 'Cora' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Georgie.leaman avatar
@Georgie.leaman
leaf-1 84 Plants
xp 2,768 XP
globe Newcastle upon Tyne, England
05/18/2021

Absolutely gorgeous plant, one of the easier Calathea’s to look after

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Browns easily Browns easily
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Georgie.leaman avatar
@Georgie.leaman
leaf-1 84 Plants
xp 2,768 XP
globe Newcastle upon Tyne, England
05/18/2021

Absolutely gorgeous plant, one of the easier Calathea’s to look after

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Browns easily Browns easily
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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