Welcome to our guide to the Calathea Triostar, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs.
Calathea Triostar Care Summary
|Light needs:||Medium to bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check soil twice a week and water if top 50% has dried out.|
|Fertilizer:||A well diluted balanced feed every 3 weeks in spring and summer.|
|Soil:||A mix of 80% compost and 20% perlite.|
|Humidity:||70% or more.|
|Where to buy:||Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.|
|Other names:||Calathea Stromanthe Triostar.|
|Common issues:||Leaf curling due to lack of humidity.|
The Calathea Triostar is known for its slender green and white leaves with dashes of burgundy coloring.
Medium to bright indirect sunlight. No direct though.
How Often To Water Calathea Triostar
Keep it moist, check the soil twice a week and water it if the top 50% has dried out. Use filtered tap water as they are super fussy about hard water.
Use a well diluted balanced feed every 3 weeks in the spring and summer.
They want a well draining mix to avoid root rot issues and a rich soil, so get a good rich potting compost and mix it with perlite (80% compost to 20% perlite).
When to Repot Calathea Triostar
Check the roots each year at about easter time and give it a bigger pot they are crowded.
Aim for 70% or more, they really need high humidity or they get curling leaves. At least keep them in a humid room or with other plants and mist them occasionally.
A good daytime temperature is 15-27°C (59-81°F). and try to keep them above a minimum of 12°C (54°F) at night and in the winter.
How to Propagate Calathea Triostar
Propagate your calathea triostar by division at the base. So you need to wait until it has grown a few offshoots and then take it our of it’s pot and gently remove a plant and pot it up separately.
Calathea Triostar Leaves Curling
Their leaves curl up due to lack of humidity. They like to be humid.
Why Is My Calathea Triostar Turning Yellow?
The leaves can turn yellow from over or underwatering as well as insufficient light. Make sure you are watering it well but not overdoing it and they are getting enough light.
Calathea Stromanthe Triostar.
Where To Buy
Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
FAQs and Common Problems
They need to be humid and can suffer from leaf curling due to lack of humidity or soil moisture.
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