Calathea crocata 5-6 flower 14cm Pot x 1


1 x 14cm Potted Plant



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Calathea Crocata

A tropical houseplant with 5-6 blooms!

The Calathea crocata is a stunning plant which reveals its tantalising dark and velvety leaves showing glimpses of their claret undersides as they gently unfurl. This tropical stunner makes a striking house plant even before the bright saffron-yellow flowers blossom between April and October. The blooms are borne over the leaves on upright stems, making a strikingly beautiful contrast. This spectacular house plant makes a superb focal point.

Like all Calatheas, this leafy perennial enjoys filtered bright light, but should be kept well away from the scorch of direct sun. Keep away from cold draughts and radiators and in a room with a constant temperature of above 16C (60F), but between 18C (65F) to 24C (75F) is preferred. Water Calathea freely between spring and autumn using tepid rainwater if possible, and make sure the pot can drain well after. In winter, reduce watering but do not let the soil completely dry out. Feed regularly between March and September when they are in active growth. Calathea appreciates a humid atmosphere, so place it on a tray filled with pebbles and water. As the water evaporates it will increase humidity around the plant. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

Please note: Some houseplants are toxic to pets if ingested, please seek advice from a veterinary professional if you believe it has been consumed. Ensure you take a sample of the plant with you. The size of the plant will differ depending on when in the year it is purchased – visuals are an indication only.

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Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.

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Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.

Delivery Charge

Standard Charge

Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.

All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.

If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.

Live Plants

Dobies wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

Non Standard Deliveries

Unfortunately like many companies in our industry we are currently only able to supply orders to UK based customers, excluding those in Northern Ireland. We are committed to finding a way that we can resume or normal services again as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvience caused.

Very Large items

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