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Add Electric Color to Your House Plant Collection!
Why Calathea Dottie Plants?
Is there a house plant more unique than the Calathea Dottie? With nearly-black leaves set off with a hot-pink border and center line, we don't think so. We bet you never thought you’d see colors like that on foliage!
The Calathea Dottie is a heavy hitter when it comes to diversifying your indoor plant collection. Its shiny, leathery leaves have pink stems and undersides, and new rolled growth emerges from the center of the plant.
A native to the forest floors of South America, this Calathea, or Prayer Plant, likes indirect bright light and humid conditions. And you won't need to worry about where you place it, since this one-of-a-kind plant is non-toxic to both plants and people!
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Your new Calathea ‘Dottie’ is guaranteed to thrive in your home, because we’ve taken the guesswork out of its care. Our expert growers understand how to nurture this exotic plant - and will help you do the same! By the time it arrives at your home, your Calathea Dottie will be well on its way to a long, healthy life.
Don’t wait to add this special houseplant to your collection today!
Planting & Care
When repotting or planting your plant, select a container that’s twice the width of the shipped container and one that has drainage holes. Use a well-draining container filled with potting mix, then place your plant and water to settle the roots. If your potting mix needs more drainage, we recommend mixing in perlite to help.
2. Watering: Calatheas can be quite particular when it comes to watering, so only water when around 75% of the soil is dry. You can test this by putting your finger in the soil to check its level of moisture. Too little or too much water will result in brown and yellowing leaves. In addition to watering, keep the environment humid (over 40% is ideal) by using a cool misting humidifier, or mist the plant a couple times a week.
FGT Tip: If your leaves are still yellowing and browning and you have ruled out too little or too much water, try using filtered water next time you water your plants.
3. Fertilizing: The main growing season of your Calathea plant is during the months of March to October. You will want to fertilize during these months with a balanced house plant fertilizer. Follow product instructions for more specifics.
4. Pruning: Little pruning is needed, but occasionally you will need to prune any dead or damaged leaves off. Simply trim the leaf at the base with a sharp pair of pruners.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $129||$19.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||2 ft.|
|Mature Width:||1-2 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Calathea roseopicta ‘Dottie’|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||Indoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|