The stunning Calathea lancifolia, otherwise known as the rattle snake plant. Is the perfect addition to any beautiful indoor space.
The combination of vibrant green leaves and a deep red underside, make this instagrammable brazilian show stopper one of my favourite plants
The rattlesnake plant loves indirect sunlight, so pop it in a bright space.
It’s a little temperamental and hates both very wet soil & dry I don’t love you very much dry soil.
So, water it once a week with some plant food and your rattle snake plant should look supreme.
Preferred Light Conditions for a Calathea Lancifolia Rattle Snake Plant
Rattle Snake plants love being in a bright sunny room but hate direct sunlight. This will make it’s leaves start to fade and loose their beautiful rattle snake style markings.
How Often Should I Water My Calathea Lancifolia Rattle Snake Plant?
One thing to avoid with your Rattle Snake plant is to have it sitting in a pool of water or having its soil very wet. It loves to have it’s soil slightly damp but not soaking. Water your Rattle Snake plant once a week with some of our biostimulant indoor plant food solution. It will give your Rattle Snake plant all the nutrients it needs to grow and survive a bit of owner neglect.
Are Calathea Lancifolia Rattle Snake Plants Easy to Look After?
Rattle Snake plants need a bit of attention to ensure it is happy & healthy. Alongside watering it weekly, it also needs to be sprayed weekly as it loves humidity. Giving the leaves of your Rattle Snake plant once a week a wipe will keep the leaves dust-free and looking glorious.
Is My Calathea Lancifolia Rattle Snake Plant Safe for Children & Pets?
Rattle Snake Plants are not very toxic to pets, so they are relatively safe for most places in your house or office.