quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Calathea Leopardina ; Calathea Concinna
  • Common Names: Zebra Plant

Calathea Leopardina: Nature’s Exotic Elegance

The Calathea Leopardina is a captivating houseplant celebrated for its exotic allure and distinctive foliage. Its lush, lance-shaped leaves feature striking patterns reminiscent of a leopard’s spots, with a blend of dark and light green shades, creating an eye-catching display of nature’s artistry. This plant adds an air of sophistication to any indoor setting. Beyond its visual appeal, it boasts the unique ability to fold its leaves at night, showcasing a ritualistic dance that adds to its mystique. Thriving in indirect light and consistent moisture, the Calathea Leopardina brings a touch of tropical charm and elegance to homes and offices, making it a prized addition to any indoor garden.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Calathea Leopardina

The Calathea Leopardina, with its stunning foliage, is a unique and captivating houseplant known for its striking leaf patterns. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Calathea Leopardina thrives and showcases its distinctive beauty to the fullest.

Light:

  • Indirect Bright Light: Place your Calathea Leopardina in bright, indirect light. It thrives in medium to bright light conditions but should be shielded from direct sunlight, which can harm the leaves. A north or east-facing window with filtered sunlight is typically ideal.

Watering:

  • Keep Soil Moist but Not Waterlogged: Maintain consistently moist soil for your Calathea Leopardina. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering.
  • Watering Frequency: Water approximately every 1-2 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer), adjusting based on humidity and temperature. Reduce watering in the dormant winter months, allowing the soil to dry out more between waterings.

Humidity:

  • Maintain High Humidity: Calathea Leopardina thrives in high humidity. Use a room humidifier, humidity tray, or mist the plant regularly to create a more humid environment. Aim for a relative humidity level of at least 50% or higher.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Keep temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) for optimal growth. Avoid exposing the plant to drafts, sudden temperature changes, or temperatures below 55°F (13°C).

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Calathea Leopardina in well-draining potting soil that retains moisture without becoming waterlogged. A peat-based mix with perlite or orchid bark is suitable.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Calathea Leopardina with a balanced, diluted, liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Choose a houseplant fertilizer with equal NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) ratios.
  • Reduce Fertilization: Decrease fertilizer frequency during the dormant winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim away any brown or yellowing leaves to maintain a neat appearance. Calathea Leopardina typically requires minimal pruning.

Propagation:

  • Propagation by Division: Calathea Leopardina can be propagated through division during repotting. Gently separate the plant into smaller sections, each with roots attached, and pot them individually.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Regular Inspection: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Address any infestations promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.
  • Leaf Care: Occasionally, Calathea Leopardina may develop brown leaf tips or edges due to dry air. Maintain high humidity to reduce this issue.

Pot Size:

  • Appropriate Pot Size: Choose a pot that provides some room for root growth but isn’t excessively large. Repot your Calathea Leopardina every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound.

By adhering to these care instructions, you can nurture a thriving and visually stunning Calathea Leopardina in your indoor plant collection. Consistent care practices will allow it to display its unique leaf patterns and vibrant colors year-round.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Calathea Leopardina

$25.99

   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Calathea Leopardina ; Calathea Concinna
  • Common Names: Zebra Plant

Calathea Leopardina: Nature’s Exotic Elegance

The Calathea Leopardina is a captivating houseplant celebrated for its exotic allure and distinctive foliage. Its lush, lance-shaped leaves feature striking patterns reminiscent of a leopard’s spots, with a blend of dark and light green shades, creating an eye-catching display of nature’s artistry. This plant adds an air of sophistication to any indoor setting. Beyond its visual appeal, it boasts the unique ability to fold its leaves at night, showcasing a ritualistic dance that adds to its mystique. Thriving in indirect light and consistent moisture, the Calathea Leopardina brings a touch of tropical charm and elegance to homes and offices, making it a prized addition to any indoor garden.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Calathea Leopardina

The Calathea Leopardina, with its stunning foliage, is a unique and captivating houseplant known for its striking leaf patterns. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Calathea Leopardina thrives and showcases its distinctive beauty to the fullest.

Light:

  • Indirect Bright Light: Place your Calathea Leopardina in bright, indirect light. It thrives in medium to bright light conditions but should be shielded from direct sunlight, which can harm the leaves. A north or east-facing window with filtered sunlight is typically ideal.

Watering:

  • Keep Soil Moist but Not Waterlogged: Maintain consistently moist soil for your Calathea Leopardina. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering.
  • Watering Frequency: Water approximately every 1-2 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer), adjusting based on humidity and temperature. Reduce watering in the dormant winter months, allowing the soil to dry out more between waterings.

Humidity:

  • Maintain High Humidity: Calathea Leopardina thrives in high humidity. Use a room humidifier, humidity tray, or mist the plant regularly to create a more humid environment. Aim for a relative humidity level of at least 50% or higher.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Keep temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) for optimal growth. Avoid exposing the plant to drafts, sudden temperature changes, or temperatures below 55°F (13°C).

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Calathea Leopardina in well-draining potting soil that retains moisture without becoming waterlogged. A peat-based mix with perlite or orchid bark is suitable.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Calathea Leopardina with a balanced, diluted, liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Choose a houseplant fertilizer with equal NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) ratios.
  • Reduce Fertilization: Decrease fertilizer frequency during the dormant winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim away any brown or yellowing leaves to maintain a neat appearance. Calathea Leopardina typically requires minimal pruning.

Propagation:

  • Propagation by Division: Calathea Leopardina can be propagated through division during repotting. Gently separate the plant into smaller sections, each with roots attached, and pot them individually.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Regular Inspection: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Address any infestations promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.
  • Leaf Care: Occasionally, Calathea Leopardina may develop brown leaf tips or edges due to dry air. Maintain high humidity to reduce this issue.

Pot Size:

  • Appropriate Pot Size: Choose a pot that provides some room for root growth but isn’t excessively large. Repot your Calathea Leopardina every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound.

By adhering to these care instructions, you can nurture a thriving and visually stunning Calathea Leopardina in your indoor plant collection. Consistent care practices will allow it to display its unique leaf patterns and vibrant colors year-round.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

You May also like

$21.99$39.99
$27.99$49.99
$23.99$41.99
$33.99$41.99
$18.99$41.99
$19.99$35.99
$19.99$39.99
$21.99$41.99
$17.99$79.99
Calathea Leopardina
Calathea Leopardina
$25.99 Select options
This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.