Plant Care Rose Calathea
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Rose Calathea

3.5 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Rose Calathea has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Rose Calathea has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Jungle Velvet

Taxonomy

Goeppertia roseopicta
Goeppertia
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

Rose Calathea has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 6
Rose Calathea has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 5
Rose Calathea has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 3
Rose Calathea has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Rose Calathea has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Rose Calathea has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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@Mindy
Simi Valley, CA
Rating of the plant Rose Calathea named Big Leaves by Mindy on Greg, the plant care app
03/15/2021

Love the contrasting Veins in the leaves on this plant. Love the giant lush leaves making me feel like I’m in the tropics

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@Beeplantast…
Slidell, LA
Rating of the plant Rose Calathea named Velvet by Beeplantastic on Greg, the plant care app
03/16/2021

wouldn’t recommend for new plant mom.. bit of a drama queen plant

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@Aoarias915
New Orleans, LA
Rating of the plant Rose Calathea named Scarlett by Aoarias915 on Greg, the plant care app
02/28/2021

Love the color and the big beautiful leaves! So much character.

Cuppajo avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Rose Calathea named Prayer by Cuppajo on Greg, the plant care app
02/20/2021

Cannot survive cold weathers

How to care for Rose Calathea

Water

How often to water your Rose Calathea

Water needs for Rose Calathea
0.5 cups
every 9

Rose Calathea 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 Rose Calathea

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 Rose Calathea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rose Calathea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Rose Calathea 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 Rose Calathea in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Rose Calathea

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

Care Summary for Rose Calathea

Rose Calathea

Rose Calathea


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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