Plant Care White Star

White Star

4.2 out of 5 (6 experiences)

White Star has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
White Star has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Majestic Prayer Plant


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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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.

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.

What other plant parents say

White Star has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 5
White Star has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
White Star has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
White Star has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
White Star has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Hobokentina avatar
leaf-1 13 Plants
xp 525 XP
globe Hoboken, New Jersey

The care and hard work pay off for this beauty, once you figure out what it likes.

Fast grower Fast grower
Browns easily Browns easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Ashton avatar
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 57 XP

Be very careful about watering.

Browns easily Browns easily
Drdrey avatar
leaf-1 43 Plants
xp 1,422 XP

Absolutely gorgeous. As a calathea, very fussy with leaf browning, but i haven’t found it to be as fussy as my orbifolia. Extremely slow growing in my experience.

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Browns easily Browns easily

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