4.3 out of 5 (16 experiences)
Also known as
Cathedral Windows, Peacock Calathea and peacock prayer
What other plant parents say
The peacock Calathea is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. The foliage is stunning and ties together any room. When considering a calathea please research their humidity needs. Mine live in the bathroom because m…
Wow this gal is finicky. Nothing I was doing was making her happy, and her leaves were browning constantly UNTIL I put her in my bathroom. My husband takes super hot showers and once in awhile I’ll p…
Thrives when there is plenty of humidity (around 60%) - I use a pebble tray to help regulate the humidity. I only had it for a couple of months but it’s going strong, only a few small leaves at the b…
lil Tjay is stunning when you get close and focus on him. He’s tiny, so it’s easy to overlook him. Fortunately he doesn’t need much attention, and I when he does get your attention, he can hold it ea…
Puts out 1-3 leaves every 1-2 weeks so it’s a fast grower, easy to take care of but it’s best to water with distilled water to prevent minerals from building up in the soil.
Not for faint of heart but this is an easier Calathea than my others. Lots of humidity, filtered/distilled room temperature water. Keep moist.
I loved how pretty it was but It’s not surviving it due to my lack of plant parent skills.
Beautiful plant, but a bit difficult for beginners
How to care for Peacock Plant
Peacock Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, CA.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
June 17th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿
The availability of high quality su…
June 18th, 2021
San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 6.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 22.9 megajoules of ener…
June 18th, 2021
This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 13.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.6 total hours …
Peacock Plant 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Francisco, CA ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Peacock Plant thrive 🌿!
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 Peacock Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
June 18th, 2021
The growing potential in San Francisco is very high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to …