Calathea makoyana in pot GC Garden Design
is a plant that is very fond of humid environments, with abundant diffused light but no direct sunlight.
Avoid drafts and proximity to heathers.
The ideal soil is very draining, it does not like stagnation of water.
The ideal mix is made up of peat and perlite and universal soil in equal parts.
It is a fast growing plant especially in the summer, so it is advisable to enlarge the pot when the plant has filled the pot with its roots.
Keep the soil slightly moist in winter, while in spring and summer you can fertilize and wet the plant weekly.
A fertilizer for green plants with high nitrogen content or osmocote is used (20 balls every 6 months)