Plant Care crimson rose calathea

crimson rose calathea

Taxonomy

Calathea picturata 'crimson'
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for crimson rose calathea

Water

How often to water your crimson rose calathea

Water needs for crimson rose calathea
0.5 cups
every 9

crimson rose calathea 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 crimson rose calathea

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 crimson rose calathea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant crimson rose calathea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

crimson rose calathea 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 crimson rose calathea

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

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Care Summary for crimson rose calathea

crimson rose calathea

crimson rose calathea


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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