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Scientific Name: Calathea lancifolia 'insignis'
Like most Calathea, the Rattlesnake is an ideal beginner plant, given its exceptionally care easy characteristics.
Another plant with high fascination value, Rattlesnake Calathea has deep green mottled leaves and exposes their dark purple underside, when it flips them up towards night-time. Place in a medium to brightly lit environment, preferably with naturally medium to high humidity.
DISPLAY & INSTALLATION
Mossballs can be installed in two ways:
-- Suspended: All of our Mossballs come with free extra cord and a carabiner.
Install a U-Shaped hook, attach the cord with carabiner, and simply clip in your mossball.
-- Standing: For a standing installation, simply place your Mossball within a presentation-dish on whichever surface you like.
Approx 15cm high, Ball Ø approx 15cm
We like to send you the healthiest, freshest Plants, and your mossball is made specifically for you. Kindly note that we can have a lead time of up to 1 week. Trust us, it's worth the wait!
Try a Japanese-inspired Mossball Installation by hanging 3 or more Mossballs, at different heights. Use the same Mossball variety to create a statement, or mix them up for a more motley effect. Check out our Mossball Collection to see what's in stock.
Follow these Care Instructions to keep your Rattlesnake Plant Mossball healthy and happy:
Water: Soak your Mossball in water for 10 - 20 minutes, once a week
Light: Medium to bright light, no direct sunlight
Humidity: Appreciates high humidity, mist regularly
Fertilize: Add a balanced liquid fertilizer to your water about once a month
Send us an email for more detailed Care Instructions.
Found a Plant that you'd like to have in a Mossball? Send us an email and we'll gladly have it custom made for you - no problemo!
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.