Cuban Cigar, Calathea lutea

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    496
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 7X7, 1.2L
    Plant height 3'
    250
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 14x14, 12L
    Plant height 3'

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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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