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Zebra plant - Calathea

$60.00

Plant Description

Zebra plants have rich velvety green leaves with bold dark green zebra like stripes. Set it against all the other greenery in your house, and the Zebra Plant would stand out like a centrepiece. The incredibly luscious foliage of the Zebra Plant is very absorbent and reactive. Zebra Plants fold their leaves together at dusk and open them again in early morning hours to absorb sunlight. For this reason they are also known as Prayer Plants.

Native to Brazilian rainforests, the Zebra plant is found in forest areas shaded by trees without direct sunlight, so a bright spot without direct sunlight is perfect. With their compact growth habit Zebra Plants are a beautiful addition to a home and with the right care can grow up to a metre in size.

Shipping & Delivery
Bloomspace delivers to NSW, VIC, QLD, ACT, and SA. Some large plants and orders can only be delivered to the Sydney Metro area.

For the Sydney Metro area we charge a flat fee of $15. For all other regions, we search a large database of shipping companies and show you the prices for each company. For Canberra, Brisbane, and Melbourne this cost is typically between $15 - $30. For country regions and/or large orders or large plants, the cost is typically between $30 -$45. Please reach out to us if you are shown an unrealistic cost.

We want to make sure you receive a happy and healthy plant. It will take us a couple of days to prepare the plant for the journey. For customers in Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, and Melbourne, your plants should be delivered in 4-5 business days after the order has been marked fulfilled, while for customers in regional areas expect 5-7 business days.

All plants are carefully packaged to ensure your plant arrives in perfect condition. Your plant will have been in darkness for a couple of days, so expect your plant's appearance to improve after a couple of days of light and fresh air.
Plant Specifications

Size

Medium - 55 to 65cm

Difficulty

Medium

Pet Friendly

Yes

Light

Prefers bright to medium indirect light. The plant can handle morning sun in winter. 

Water

Water moderately and keep the soil moist in summer months but not soggy. Reduce frequency over winter, though don’t let the soil dry out for too long. The plant would benefit from occasional misting, especially during the winter months.