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Calathea Makoyana / Peacock Plant /Zebra Plant

Calathea Makoyana / Peacock Plant /Zebra Plant

Pot Type: Plastic Pot

Regular price Dhs. 110.00
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The Peacock Plant, scientifically known as Calathea makoyana, is a popular tropical houseplant prized for its stunning and distinctive foliage. It is a member of the Marantaceae family and hails from the rainforests of South America. The Peacock Plant's most striking feature is its large, ovate leaves with a stunning pattern. The top of the leaves showcases deep green color with feather-like markings in shades of silver or light green, resembling the eye-spots on a peacock's tail, which is the source of its common name.

In addition to its aesthetic charm, the Peacock Plant is renowned for its air-purifying qualities, making your indoor spaces healthier and more enjoyable while adding a touch of the exotic to your surroundings.

The Peacock Plant's striking foliage and elegant appearance make it a beloved choice for homes, offices, or interior decor in the UAE. It can be potted in decorative containers, placed as a focal point, or used to create an exotic and vibrant atmosphere in your living spaces.

 

Care Tips for Peacock Plant

Sunlight Requirements

The Peacock Plant thrives in bright, indirect light. In the UAE, place it near windows with filtered sunlight or in well-lit, shaded areas to protect it from direct sun exposure, which can damage its delicate leaves.

Soil and Potting

Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix to ensure proper root health and moisture retention. Ensure that the pot has adequate drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

Watering

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Misting the leaves can help maintain the required humidity.

Temperature and Humidity

Peacock Plants prefer warm temperatures and high humidity. In the UAE, maintaining moderate humidity levels by misting the leaves or using a humidifier is essential. Protect the plant from cold drafts.

Fertilizing

Feed your Peacock Plant with a balanced, water-soluble houseplant every 4-6 weeks. This promotes healthy growth and maintains the vibrancy of its foliage.

Pruning and Maintenance

Minimal pruning is required for Peacock Plants. Remove any dead or yellowing leaves to maintain a tidy appearance. Regularly inspect your plant for pests and diseases and address them promptly to ensure its health.

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