Prayer Plant Dottie
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About Prayer Plant Dottie
Many of the houseplants we used to know as Calatheas now belong to the genus Goeppertia (say that three times fast). These plants have delightfully patterned leaves that come in all sorts of colors and shapes! Commonly known as prayer plants, the leaves of some species fold up at night through a process called nyctinasty meaning night movement! 😴
Goeppertia roseopicta 'Dottie'
Also known as
Calathea Dottie and Calathea Dottie
How to care for Prayer Plant Dottie
Prayer Plant Dottie 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.
February 5th, 2023
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…
February 6th, 2023
Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 44.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energ…
February 4th, 2023
This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 12.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours o…
Prayer Plant Dottie 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 ⛅.
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 Prayer Plant Dottie after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 30th, 2023
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 …