Calathea Exotica: Plant Care Guide



Calathea exotica is a low-maintenance tropical plant that only needs occasional watering and doesn’t need a lot of sunlight. 

However, it is essential  to note that it does not like to be overwatered, so proper care is vital for its growth. There’re several ways to care for your calathea exotica plant, some of which are listed!

Water Requirements (Avoid Overwatering)

Watering is essential for your calathea exotica every 1-2 weeks (depending on environment) till the soil dries between waterings.

Sunlight Needs (Loves Medium Indirect Light)

Calathea exotica thrives in indirect light that ranges from low to medium. It is tolerant of modest indirect light.

Temperature (Tropical)

Generally, your calathea exotica prefers 50°F temperature, but it can also tolerate a range of 55°F to 85°F.

Humidity (Mist or Pebble Tray)

If possible, calathea  exotica grows better under increased humidity. Morning dew or a humidifier in the room will help your plant.

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