Plant Care Calathea picturata 'Argentea'
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Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Calathea picturata 'Argentea' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Calathea picturata 'Argentea' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Taxonomy

Calathea picturata 'Argentea'
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

Water

How often to water your Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

Water needs for Calathea picturata 'Argentea'
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea picturata 'Argentea' 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 picturata 'Argentea'

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 picturata 'Argentea' in your home

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

Calathea picturata 'Argentea' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Calathea picturata 'Argentea' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

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

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Care Summary for Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

Calathea picturata 'Argentea'

Calathea picturata 'Argentea'


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 picturata 'Argentea' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Calathea picturata 'Argentea' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Calathea picturata 'Argentea' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Calathea picturata 'Argentea' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Phantasmagoria avatar
@Phantasmagoria
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 103 XP
globe Prague
07/10/2021

Need for high humidity level and enough of indirect sun light. She doesn’t like to be bottom-watered and prefers her soil constantly moist. Rain-water is the best choice to use.

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Browns easily Browns easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 77 Plants
xp 8,024 XP
globe Austin, Texas
05/30/2021

Love this calathea!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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