Scientific Name: Calathea orbifolia
Our Orbofolias come in 17cm 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.
Orbifolia will grow beautiful disc-like foliage if the pot size allows it. Keep it in a smaller pot and it will still look pretty spectacular.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Orbifolia healthy and happy:
Water: Once a week
Light: Medium to bright indirect light
Humidity: Medium to high humidity, will appreciate being misted regularly
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 17cm 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.