Scientific Name: Calathea orbifolia
Our Orbifolias come in 12cm and 15cm Nursery Pots.
If this is your first encounter with the Calathea Orbifolia, sit down and take a moment. Your life will be different from now: This stupendous looking plant will be with you for the rest of our life. It's subtle yet striking orbic patterning, on a light green, round leaf, is something to behold. It's the thing one wants to see first when walking in the front door.
If the pot size allows it, your Orbifolia will grow into a lush, full house plant that will continue to delight. Find a nice brightly lit spot at level that the foliage can be appreciated from above. A high humidity area, such as you bathroom or kitchen would be ideal, if you don't want to mist it often.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Orbifolia healthy and happy:
Water: Keep soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
Light: Medium to bright indirect light, consider rotating your plant to face the "light source" regularly for even distribution of growth.
Humidity: Medium to high humidity, will appreciate being misted regularly. Brown foliage spot are indications of air that is too dry.
Fertilize: Balanced Fertilizer every 2 weeks, reduce to monthly in winter.
Send us an email for more detailed Care Instructions.
Your Calathea Orbifolia comes in a 12cm and 15cm 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.