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UPC: 248415558840

Plant Name: Calathea Misto

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 Misto, 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 Misto is valued for its striking foliage, featuring a mix of vibrant green and purple hues, adding a pop of color to any indoor space.

Fun Fact: Calathea Misto 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 Misto symbolizes harmony, balance, and spiritual connection, inviting a sense of tranquility and peace into the home.

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