Plant Care Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Also known as

Calathea 'Burle Marx'


Calathea burle marxii

How to care for Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii


How often to water your Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Water needs for Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii
0.5 cups
every 9

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii 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 Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Calathea 'Burle Marx' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii 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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How to fertilize Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii: 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 Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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