Low - Bright Indirect Light
This plant does best in a soft dappled to lower light space. Keep out of any direct sunlight.
High / Frequent Watering
Keep the soil of this plant moist at all times, allowing only the very top ½” - 1” of the surface soil to dry in between watering. Increase watering frequency with increased light.
This plant is safe for your pets!
A fun variety of calathea; bright green velvety leaves with dark lines, resembling zebra stripes, gives this calathea variety it’s name. Keep your calathea out of direct sunlight and it will be happy in any dappled medium to low light spaces. Watering and humidity are key for these tropical plants, they prefer soil that is evenly moist at all times, wait until the surface of the soil is just dry to the touch between waterings. High humidity rooms are great for these plants, a bathroom or kitchen with soft light will offer the dream environment for a happy and healthy calathea zebrina.
Pro tip: If you notice the leaves are browning, burning, or drying, it could be a sign that the sunlight is too direct and bright, or that the soil has dried too much between waterings.