How-to Care | Calathea White Fusion

Dec 16, 2022

If you're a plant enthusiast and have recently added a Calathea White Fusion plant to your collection, congratulations! These beautiful plants are known for their stunning white and green striped leaves, which add a touch of elegance to any space. However, taking care of a Calathea White Fusion plant can be a bit tricky, as they have specific needs when it comes to watering, lighting, and humidity. Here are some tips on how to keep your Calathea White Fusion plant healthy and happy:

  1. Watering: Calathea White Fusion plants are native to tropical environments and thrive in moist soil. However, it's important not to overwater them, as this can lead to root rot. To avoid this, check the soil every few days and water only when the top inch of soil is dry. It's also a good idea to use a well-draining soil mix and a pot with drainage holes to help excess water drain away.

  2. Lighting: Calathea White Fusion plants prefer indirect light and will do best in a location that receives bright, indirect light. Avoid placing them in direct sunlight, as this can scorch their leaves. An eastern or southern facing window is a good option for this plant.

  3. Humidity: Like many tropical plants, Calathea White Fusion plants require high humidity to thrive. If you live in a dry climate, you may need to increase the humidity around your plant by using a humidifier. You can also place your plant on a tray of pebbles and water to increase the humidity around it.

  4. Fertilizing: Calathea White Fusion plants benefit from regular fertilization, but be sure not to overdo it. Once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) is usually sufficient. Use a balanced fertilize and dilute it to half the recommended strength to avoid fertilization burn.

By following these tips, you can help your Calathea White Fusion plant thrive and enjoy its beautiful striped leaves for years to come.