As a member of the Marantaceae family, Calathea Orbifolia is an active plant which undergoes observable nyctinasty, the process of foliage reacting to the daily light cycle. Therefore, enjoying a position out of direct sun light with changes in the daily lighting environment.
Calathea Orbifolia thrives indoors with the correct care. Ensure your environment has high humidity with no direct sun light. Most importantly the plant should be watered with soft water only, free from calcium carbonate and other minerals found in many urban water sources. Grouping Calatheas will help achieve the correct humidity along with an attentive watering routine.
Light: bright, indirect light
Water: generously in summer, much less in winter, water should be room temperature and soft
Soil: well draining
Warning: Too beautiful. Pet Friendly. Calathea Orbifolia brown marks on leaves is normal. They are not perfect