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UPC: 254906457790

Plant Name: Calathea Medallion

Alternate Names: None
Native Region: Indigenous to Brazil

Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic to pets, generally safe for cats, dogs, and other pets.

Soil Preference: Well-draining soil with high organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil is suitable.

Water Requirements: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, typically once or twice a week. Use room temperature water to avoid shocking the plant.

Humidity Requirements: Prefers high humidity environments. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing a humidifier nearby.

Light Requirements: Thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Place the plant near a north or east-facing window where it can receive filtered sunlight. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves.

Additional Tips: Avoid using harsh chemicals or pesticides on Calathea Medallion, as it can damage the sensitive foliage. Fertilize every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength.

Pro Tip: Calathea Medallion is prized for its stunning foliage, featuring intricate patterns of dark green, light green, and purple, reminiscent of a medallion.

Fun Fact: Calathea Medallion belongs to the prayer plant family (Marantaceae), known for its unique leaf movements. At night, the leaves fold up as if in prayer, giving rise to the common name "prayer plant."

Symbolism or Meaning: Calathea Medallion symbolizes beauty, grace, and spiritual connection, inviting a sense of peace and serenity into the home.

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