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Calathea "Compact Star"
Calathea "Compact Star"
Calathea "Compact Star"

Calathea "Compact Star"


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Just like the Calathea "Exotica" his interesting calathea has light green leaves that will make you think Dr. Seuss!

Climate - Native to tropical regions of Brazil

Light - Bright indirect to medium indirect, never direct. Verigated varieties can withstand less light and prefer shaded conditions.

Soil - Well-draining potting soil with peat moss

Water - Water lightly weekly keeping soil evenly moist, let top inch dry before watering. Very sensitive to fluoride, prefers filtered water.

Humidity - Likes increased humidity, use pebble tray or light misting

Temperature - Typical indoor temperature acceptable, prefers temperatures above 65 degrees 

Fertilizer - Fertilize sparingly during growing season with ½ concentration houseplant fertilizer 


This plant needs to be watered when the top 2 inches of soil dries out. this plant enjoys water, once a week or so


Normal, this plant can accept many conditions