The Calathea Lancifolia 'Rattlesnake' is an attractive, highly decorative plant with unique rippled dark green leaves that track the sun throughout the day. Native to tropical South and Central America, Africa, and the West Indies, Calathea Plants provide eye-catching foliage and long-lasting color to any home or office. Add this conversation-starting piece of nature to your environment today.
The Rattlesnake requires partial shade and bright indirect sunlight in the afternoon. Direct sunlight can easily damage the vibrant leaves, leading to wilting and eventual death of the plant. Keep your Rattlesnake plant in an area such as a patio or balcony, and it will be sure to thrive!
To keep it healthy and thriving, it should be watered regularly, approximately every few days. Make sure to avoid over-watering and leaving puddles of water in the soil.
Grow the Calathea Lancifolia 'Rattlesnake' indoors or in a terrarium. Ensure success with this tropical beauty by selecting a pot with drainage holes, using a well-draining soil, and keeping the soil moist with peat moss.