We think this Calathea looks like an Iceberg Lettuce which inspired the name 'Lettice'.
We love Lettuce and Lettice.
Small Height (including nursery pot)40-50cm; pot diameter 14cm.
Health Benefits- Great air purifier
Pet safe- Pet and baby safe
Lighting for Calathea Network
Lettice likes medium to bright indirect. She doesn't like direct light as this will burn her leaves. She will also tolerate shade and low light conditions making her an easy choice for most people.
Watering your Calathea Network
In the summer from March to September keep Lettice's soil moist, we recommend watering twice a week. Watering Wednesday and Soak Sunday.
In the winter from October to February reduce watering to once a week. Houseplant watering guide
Use rain or distilled water to make Lettice extra happy.
Humidity for your Calathea Network
Lettice likes room humidity to be around 60%. Normal room humidity is around 40-50%. To increase humidity you can use a Humidifier, place Lettice next to other houseplants or you can fill a saucer with pebbles and water, place Lettice on top of this.
Fertiliser for your Calathea Network
From March to August give Lettice some houseplant fertiliser every month when watering.
Repotting your Calathea Network
When the roots start to grow out of the bottom opening of the pot, it is time to put Lettice into a larger pot. For soil, we recommend a good draining soil with a mix of bark, charcoal and perlite.
Calathea Network Care Problems
Browning leaves, not enough humidity or water is too hard. Use rainwater or distilled.
If Lettice starts to look a bit shabby, you can cut some of her leaves off to promote new growth.