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Calathea elliptica Vittata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Calathea elliptica Vittata Calathea,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Upright

Description:
A popular indoor plant with many varieties available. Attractive feather-like patterned green and silver foliage makes this plant a great choice for an indoor feature. Grows approx. 30cm tall x 30cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Marantaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Silver, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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