Calathea + Maranta Care

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Light

Each Calathea/Maranta is different, but each will be happy in medium light.  Some, like Dottie/Peacock/Orborifolia/

Rattlesnake/Maranta, prefer medium to low light, while Beauty Star/Freddie/Medallian prefer bright to medium light.

The Pinstripe Calathea prefers bright light.

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Humidity

Prefers ample humidity.  If a leaf edge turns brown, spritz with lukewarm water regularly.

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Toxicity

Calatheas & Marantas are non-toxic to humans and pets.

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Water

Maintain a watering schedule & keep your calathea/maranta moist, but not soggy.

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Fertilizer

Use a houseplant fertilizer every 4 weeks in the spring & summertime.

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Temperature

65 to 85 degrees is the preferred temperature.