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
|Scientific Name||Calathea sp.|
|Natural Distribution||South America (Brazil and surrounding countries)|
Calathea sp. (Peacock)
- Brand: Global Geckos
- Product Code: LPCSpP
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