The 6″ Calathea Lancifolia, commonly known as the Rattlesnake Plant, is a beautiful, ornamental houseplant. Its long slender leaves have wavy edges and feature a lime green base with deep green oval markings on the top surface with burgundy undersides. As night falls, the foliage of this plant folds up like a fan. Reclassified as Geoppertia insignis, this plant is toxic to pets, so take extra precaution when in its presence. Growing up to 12-30 inches tall in low to medium light conditions, Calathea Lancifolia is sure to bring a touch of beauty to any home.
Light: low to medium bright indirect light
Temperature: thrives at 60-85 F
Water: prefers moist soil but not soggy. allow top 1 inch of soil to dry before next watering. water less in the winter months.
* To raise the humidity you can:
This plant is toxic if ingested. Keep away from pets and small children. May also cause skin irritation.
Plant comes in a 6″ growers pot. Plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.
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