Plant Care Cathedral Windows

Cathedral Windows

4.6 out of 5 (17 experiences)

Cathedral Windows has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Cathedral Windows has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Peacock Plant

Taxonomy

Goeppertia makoyana
Goeppertia
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

Cathedral Windows has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
Cathedral Windows has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 7
Cathedral Windows has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 6
Cathedral Windows has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Cathedral Windows has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Cathedral Windows has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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@Tracy
Orlando, FL
Rating of the plant Cathedral Windows named Your plant by Tracy on Greg, the plant care app
05/09/2021

The way the leaves move with the day is cool. I’ve read these are temperamental but I haven’t had any issues whatsoever. I keep it in my sunroom which gets daylight all day, I let it dry out between …

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@Plantfather
Orlando, FL
Rating of the plant Cathedral Windows named raven by Plantfather on Greg, the plant care app
03/30/2021

i love this calathea! i think the key to making these guys happy is high humidity - a daily morning mist is what keeps mine super happy, she’s always putting out new leaves. gorgeous foliage!

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@Strumsticks
Burnsville, MN
Rating of the plant Cathedral Windows named Ketchup by Strumsticks on Greg, the plant care app
05/19/2021

So far I love this plant. It’s a little dramatic when it comes to where it’s sitting in my house and how much water it gets. But with that being said, it’s super pretty and worth it.

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@Succulentja…
Campbelltown, NSW
Rating of the plant Cathedral Windows named Peta by Succulentjade on Greg, the plant care app
05/03/2021

Gorgeous stunning beautiful Burns in direct light easily Seems happy in my humid laundry with south facing window

How to care for Cathedral Windows

Water

How often to water your Cathedral Windows

Water needs for Cathedral Windows
0.5 cups
every 9

Cathedral Windows 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 Cathedral Windows

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Cathedral Windows in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cathedral Windows: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cathedral Windows 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 Cathedral Windows in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cathedral Windows

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

Care Summary for Cathedral Windows

Cathedral Windows

Cathedral Windows


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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