Plant Care Calathea fasciata

Calathea fasciata

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Also known as

calathea rotundifolia


Calathea fasciata

How to care for Calathea fasciata


How often to water your Calathea fasciata

Water needs for Calathea fasciata
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea fasciata 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 fasciata

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Calathea fasciata in your home

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

Calathea fasciata 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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How to fertilize Calathea fasciata

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

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Care Summary for Calathea fasciata

Calathea fasciata

Calathea fasciata

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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

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I’m obsessed with calathea and this one is no exception. The leaves are large and gorgeous.

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