Scientific Name: Calathea lancifolia 'insignis'
Our Rattlesnake Calathea come in a 14cm Nursery Pot.
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, and water regularly, keep the soil moist but not waterlogged at all times.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Rattlesnake 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 Rattlesnake 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.