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4" Calathea Rattlesnake

4" Calathea Rattlesnake

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The Calathea Rattlesnake, scientifically known as Calathea Lancifolia, is a stunning tropical plant admired for its unique foliage pattern and vibrant colors. The Calathea Rattlesnake features elongated, lance-shaped leaves that grow upright from the base of the plant. The foliage has a velvety texture, further enhancing its ornamental value. The leaves of the Calathea Rattlesnake exhibit a unique characteristic known as nyctinasty, which means they fold up at night and unfold during the day. This rhythmic movement is a natural response to light and darkness, making the plant even more fascinating to observe.

  • Each plant is unique; size and shape fluctuate by season so all measurements are shown as a range
  • 4" Plant measures between 4–8" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
  • Arrives in a 4" nursery grow pot.
  • Pottery can be purchased on our site for additional price.

Care Guide

Plant Care:

Calathea Lancifolia "Rattleasnake", Brazil.

🔆 Light: Provide bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. A location near a bright window with filtered light is ideal. 

🌡️Temperature: Maintain warm temperatures between 70°F to 80°F (21°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Avoid extreme temperature fluctuations.

💦Humidity: High humidity levels are essential. Aim for humidity levels of 50% or higher. If the environment is dry, consider using a humidity tray or a room humidifier.

🚰 Watering: Bottom water this plant when the top 2" of soil are dry to touch. Use distilled or purified water, as tap water may contain minerals that can harm the plant. 

🐾 Pet Friendly: Yes! We still recommend keeping out of reach of pets!


Native to Brazil.

Shipping Information

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(**Please note: All ground shipping delivery timelines listed below are estimates, not guarantees. Inclement weather can delay delivery timelines along with the speed/rate at which the carriers route/deliver the package.**) 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Heather Shaffer
Healthy plant

Well packaged and healthy plant!

Great For People Who..

  • Love Calatheas and want an easy to care for one.
  • Like plants that can grow tall and bushy at the same time.
  • Like to see the leaves open in the morning and close at night.
  • Want a plant with pretty foliage.