Calathea Rattlesnake

$50
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Details

The Calathea Rattlesnake has long wavy green leaves with a pattern of deep green brushstrokes on top, resembling reptile skin, and a deep purple underside. 

  • Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled inside our 5" ceramic planter
  • Grant and Hyde are ceramic; Hyde comes with drainage saucer
  • Will thrive in a home with higher humidity levels

Plant Care

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Bright indirect to low light

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Water every 1–2 weeks

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Plant Bio

Calathea lancifolia, the Rattlesnake Calathea, is a colorful member of the prayer plant family, Marantaceae. Calatheas are often called 'prayer plants' because of their unique leaf movements: they raise and lower their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm. This phenomenon is called nyctinasty. Plant movements are controlled by a flux of water pressure in the pulvini - nodes at the base of the leaves. Scientists theorize that these movements are meant to follow the sun and catch as much light as possible –– an essential trait for a forest-floor-dwelling plant!
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