Plant Care Calathea Vittata

Calathea Vittata

Taxonomy

Calathea elliptica 'Vittata'
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Calathea Vittata

Water

How often to water your Calathea Vittata

Water needs for Calathea Vittata
0.5 cups
every 9

Calathea Vittata 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 Vittata

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Calathea Vittata in your home

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

Calathea Vittata 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 city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Calathea Vittata in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Calathea Vittata

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

Care Summary for Calathea Vittata

Calathea Vittata

Calathea Vittata


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.

Trending in your area

Similar to Calathea Vittata

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in