Rattlesnake Calathea

Rattlesnake Calathea

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The Calathea Rattlesnake has long, medium green leaves with decorative dark spots.


On average, these plants grow to be 3 feet tall.


These plants non-toxic to pets.


  • Light
    • This plant prefers bright, indirect sunlight. If placing indoors, a southern facing window is optimal.
  • Water
    • Regularly water the plant, allowing it to fully dry out before proceeding to water again. 
  • Temperature
    • Anything between  60°F to 75°F is optimal, the warmer the better. 
  • Humidity
    • Medium to high levels of humidity allow this plant to thrive, somewhere within the 60% range being preferred. 
  • Soil
    • Rich, bark/peat based soils that are lightweight are optimal. It should be able to retain moisture, but not hold water.
  • Fertilizer
    • Give a water-soluble succulent fertilizer twice a month from April to August.
  • Re-potting
    • Repot every two years, or as needed. 



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