Scientific Name: Calathea 'makoyana'
Synonym: Peacock Plant, Cathedral Windows
We think this Calathea spent some time isolated in its natural environment - how else can such a peculiar plant evolve into its current form?
You definitely want to display this beauty in a prime position, or pride of place in a collection. A fern or peacock inspired patterning of purple stripes, set in translucent, silvery foliage.
Keep the soil moist (not waterlogged) at all times. Place in a high humidity environment, such as a bathroom. And give the plant medium to bright indirect light.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Makoyana healthy and happy.
Water: Keep soil evenly moist and do not let it dry out. Be careful however not to overwater.
Light: Medium indirect Light
Humidity: Medium to High Humidity is important, mist regularly
Fertilize: Balanced Liquid Fertilizer every 2 weeks
Send us an email for more detailed Care Instructions.
Your Calathea Makoyana comes in a 14cm Nursery Pot.
Check our Sizing Guide for a matching Pot, which you'll find in our Pot and Planter Collection
We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:
Collections: 83 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.
Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 1-3 working days from order.
Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-5 working days from order.
Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 1-3 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA)
Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.
If you would like to add special delivery instructions or a handwritten note to your order, please leave us a note at checkout under 'Special Instructions For Seller', when viewing your cart.
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