Plant Care Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Calathea 'Red Mojo'

About Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Calathea 'Red Mojo' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Calathea 'Red Mojo' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Calathea 'Red Mojo'

How to care for Calathea 'Red Mojo'


How often to water your Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Water needs for Calathea 'Red Mojo'
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea 'Red Mojo' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 'Red Mojo'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

31% Very Low

Growing Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 26th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 32.1% ☀️

January 26th, 2022

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 25th, 2022

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of…

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Finding light for Calathea 'Red Mojo' in your home

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

Calathea 'Red Mojo' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.


How to fertilize Calathea 'Red Mojo'

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

When to repot Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Nutrient needs for plant Calathea 'Red Mojo' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 26th, 2022

The growing potential in Philadelphia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Calathea 'Red Mojo'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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