The Calathea is a plant with very remarkable leaves. Each plant species has its own leaf drawings. Not only the leaf drawings are so special, the leaves also dance every evening at sunset. At sunrise the leaves open again. A true dancer! We understand very well that you would want to propagate such a beautiful plant. In this blog you’ll learn how to propagate the calathea plant.
- Tap with water
- Flower pot with fresh potting soil
- Plastic sandwich bag
Step-by-step plan for the propagation of a calathea
- To begin with, clean the knife well. You can use disinfectant or pure alcohol for this.
- Then take the Calathea out of its pot.
- Then shake the soil off the roots as much as possible.
- Does the soil come from the roots badly? Then you can hold the roots under a running tap.
- Then cut off the pup from the mother plant. Try to cut as close to the mother plant as possible.
- Then put the cutting in a flowerpot with fresh potting soil.
- Then keep the earth slightly moist continuously for the coming period.
- To stimulate root growth you can place a plastic sandwich bag over the cutting and flowerpot.