Plant Care Goeppertia Orbifolia

Goeppertia Orbifolia

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 02/25/2022

Also known as

Round-leaf Calathea, Round-leaf Calathea, Goeppertia orbifolia, Calathea Orbifolia, Orbifolia, Peacock Plant, Calathea, Orbit Peacock Plant, round leaf plant, Calathea Orb, Round Leaf Calathea, Calathea Orbi, Prayer Plant and Orbifolia Prayer

Taxonomy

Calathea orbifolia
Calathea
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Goeppertia Orbifolia

Water

How often to water your Goeppertia Orbifolia

Water needs for Goeppertia Orbifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Goeppertia Orbifolia 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 Goeppertia Orbifolia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Round-leaf Calathea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Goeppertia Orbifolia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Goeppertia Orbifolia 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Goeppertia Orbifolia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Goeppertia Orbifolia

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

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Care Summary for Goeppertia Orbifolia

Goeppertia Orbifolia

Goeppertia Orbifolia


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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