Plant Care White Star

White Star

Also known as

Majestic Prayer Plant, Majestic Prayer Plant and 'White Star'


Calathea majestica

How to care for White Star


How often to water your White Star

Water needs for White Star
0.5 cups
every 9

White Star 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 White Star

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Majestic Prayer Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Star: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Star 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 White Star

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

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Care Summary for White Star

White Star

White Star

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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