Cuban Cigar, Calathea lutea

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Plant height: 3'

Calathea lutea, also known as Cuban Cigar, is a captivating plant celebrated for its distinctive foliage and unique growth pattern. With lance-shaped leaves emerging from a central stem, resembling rolled cigars, it adds an intriguing visual element to any indoor or outdoor setting. This plant is prized for its ornamental appeal and is a favorite among plant enthusiasts for its tropical charm. Explore the beauty of Calathea lutea at Jagtap Nursery, your premier wholesale plant supplier, offering expert guidance and a wide selection of indoor and outdoor plants to enhance your space with tropical elegance.


Light:  

Thrives in bright, indirect light. Protect from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.


Water:  

Maintain consistently moist soil. Use room-temperature water to avoid shocking the plant.


Soil:  

Well-draining, lightweight potting mix rich in organic matter. Keep the soil consistently moist.


Fertilizers:  

Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season. Avoid over-fertilizing.


Temperature:  

Prefers warm and humid conditions. Protect from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.


Propagation:  

Propagate through division during the growing season for optimal success.


Pest and Diseases:  

Watch for spider mites and aphids. Keep the plant clean and treat pests promptly with insecticidal soap.


Treatment:  

Regularly inspect for pests. Apply preventive treatments like neem oil. Treat infestations promptly.


Similar Looking Plants: 

-Calathea orbifolia: Shares similar foliage characteristics but differs in leaf shape and patterning.


Mix Planting Recommendations: 

- Pair with Calathea zebrina and Peperomia obtusifolia for a diverse and visually appealing indoor arrangement.


Aesthetic Uses:

Ideal for indoor spaces, the Cuban Cigar adds a touch of exotic charm to living rooms, offices, and conservatories.

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