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Calathea ornata Sanderiana

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Feed Calathea ornata
In the spring letís use a fertilizer every 15-20 days, melting it in the water which we use to irrigate; we can choose a fertilizer for flowering plants or green plants, rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour a balanced development of the new vegetation. Otherwise we can, if we want to, use a slow release fertilizer, to add to the soil, every 3-4 months.

Care Calathea ornata
The Calathea ornata develops like a perennial herb. This plant in the winter assumes a greenpurple colouring; it is large in size and can reach 1,5 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The ramifications of these plants tend to develop downwards.

Irrigation Calathea ornataTenere asciutto
To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer. Letís water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 2-3 glasses of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 1-2 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy.

Irrigation Calathea ornataTenere asciutto
Letís water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 2-3 glasses of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 1-2 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy. To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer.

Adversity Calathea ornata
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Substrate Calathea ornata
These apartment plants favour very well drained soils.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
0
2
0
2
1
continental
4
0
2
0
2
1
mediterranean
3
0
2
0
2
1

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Cultivate Calathea ornata

Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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