Calathea makoyana, also known as peacock plant or cathedral windows, is a species of plant belonging to the genus Calathea in the family Marantaceae, native to eastern Brazil. It is a recognisable house plant that also makes a great terrarium plant. It is relatively hardy and can be used with many different reptile and amphibian species. including (but not limited to) Dart Frogs, Tree Frogs, Crested Geckos, Day Geckos, etc. Native to tropical areas of the Americas. This plant does not require vast amounts of water or light but grows well when provided with such. Due to its hardiness this makes an excellent vivarium plant as it is able to tolerate a wide variety of temperatures, humidity and light levels. 

Very varied, leaves are green with stripes, stripes vary in thickness and colour (green, white, yellow, red, purple), colour dispatched depends on available stock. 

Medium: 20 - 30 cm


Plant Information
Scientific Name Calathea sp.
Common Name Peacock
Natural Distribution South America (Brazil and surrounding countries)
Current Size 25cm
Mature Height 80cm
Growth Style Normal
Growth Rate Fast
Care Level Easy
Flowering Yes
Water Requirements High
Lighting Requirements Moderate
Soil Type Moderate

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Calathea sp. (Peacock)

  • Brand: Global Geckos
  • Product Code: LPCSpP
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