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The ultimate guide for Calathea plant care

Calathea's are notoriously tough plants to keep happy. They love all the humidity you can give it and then some. However, there are a few plant tips you can use to keep even this plant happy and help it thrive in your favorite room in your house.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

  1. How to care for a Calathea Ornata
  2. How to grow a Calathea in Leca

Taking care of a Calathea can be very tough. Calatheas can be very fussy plants and require a lot of humidity to stay healthy. So how do you take care of it and what do you have to think of when you get a Calathea?

In this ultimate guide to taking care of a Calathea, we've split the entire process into smaller chunks, so you don't get overwhelmed with information. Each of these guides can be used separately and will become useful in different stages of your caring process.

1. How to care for a Calathea Ornata

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How to care for a Calathea Ornata

In this guide, we're going over some tips on how to care for a Calathea Ornata. Calatheas can be fussy plants, but once you learn some of the tips and tricks from this post, your Calathea should be easier to care for.

Read "How to care for a Calathea Ornata"

2. How to grow a Calathea in Leca

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How to grow a Calathea in Leca

Calatheas are notoriously tough plants to keep alive, because they require a lot of humidity, a level that's quite difficult to achieve if you live in a colder climate. But there is some light at the end of the tunnel: Leca.

Read "How to grow a Calathea in Leca"

The Calathea Ornata at a glance

Calathea Ornata
Water when top soil is dry
Prefers indirect sunlight
Fertilize once every 3 months

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