Plant Care Pinstripe Plant
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Pinstripe Plant

4.2 out of 5 (58 experiences)

Pinstripe Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Pinstripe Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Taxonomy

Goeppertia ornata
Goeppertia
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

Pinstripe Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 25
Pinstripe Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 25
Pinstripe Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 18
Pinstripe Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 12
Pinstripe Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 7
Pinstripe Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 7
Pinstripe Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 7
Pinstripe Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Aspiringcrazyplantlady avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Calathea by Aspiringcrazyplantlady on Greg, the plant care app
03/30/2021

I LOVE THIS PLANT! It’s so beautiful and adds a elegant touch to any room, it’s also not super fickle and is relatively easy to care for with beautiful results. Also makes new leaves quite often and …

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Tacoma, WA
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Alice by Lionelfrankenstein on Greg, the plant care app
04/22/2021

Buy a humidifier! Or crowd it in with other plants to help maintain some humidity. Do not let it dry out, but do not water too frequently either. Pick up some soil and pinch it between your finger…

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Gardnerville, NV
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Serena the difficult by Audsoddplants on Greg, the plant care app
04/07/2021

I haven’t quite learned the trick to this plant yet. I’ve been experimenting with placement and humidity since I got it. It’s dark leaves are easy to burn and needs Indirect light. I often see mold o…

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Hartland, MI
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named ornata by Brennanarnold on Greg, the plant care app
05/29/2021

calathea’s are tricky to take care of. the leaves on my ornata are crispy and beginning to curl. this plant does not tell you what’s wrong so it’s a lot of trial and error. make sure you water with d…

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@Michelle
Hope Mills, NC
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Victoria by Michelle on Greg, the plant care app
04/22/2021

This is a Calathea Vittata plant I bought online. I was searching for plants that can survive indoors with medium to low light. So this beautiful plant came up in my search. I need suggestions to t…

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@Laursinger
Collegeville, PA
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Callie by Laursinger on Greg, the plant care app
07/08/2021

She’s so beautiful but hates me so much. 😭💔 Mine has a pretty bad spider mite infestation that I’m working to get rid of and I’ve noticed she’s very dramatic about light and water. You just can’t …

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@Katie
Fort Myers, FL
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named :D by Katie on Greg, the plant care app
05/23/2021

i love this plant!! its so pretty, and i was looking for it for MONTHS before i found it september of last year, and despite being horrible at remembering to take care of it, its still going strong. …

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Kitkat30 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Angel by Kitkat30 on Greg, the plant care app
05/19/2021

Mine is very picky. If it lacks even a drop of water, it does. If it gets a little too much water, it dies. If it gets too much or too little sun, it dies. Not a very easy plant so I wouldn’t recomme…

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Atascadero, CA
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Diamond by Catsnplants.org on Greg, the plant care app
02/21/2021

this is such a beautiful plant i just can’t figure it out! i’ve tried everything and the leave still dry out an crumple up

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Ashland, OR
Rating of the plant Pinstripe Plant named Mr. pain in the ass by Luluandthelemons on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

I love this plant it is absolutely beautiful, but it is a huge pain in the ass. They need lots of humidity and attention.

How to care for Pinstripe Plant

Water

How often to water your Pinstripe Plant

Water needs for Pinstripe Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Pinstripe Plant 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 Pinstripe Plant

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.

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Finding light for Pinstripe Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pinstripe Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pinstripe 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.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pinstripe Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pinstripe Plant

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

Care Summary for Pinstripe Plant

Pinstripe Plant

Pinstripe Plant


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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