Calathea lutea Mexican Cigar Plant Seeds Tropical Foliage Unique Flower 5 seeds

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 Calathea lutea

Mexican Cigar Plant

This is a magnificently tall variety of Calathea whichare known for being small. 
The plant can grow up to 9 feet making it a striking landscape plant. If grown as
 a container plant the size would be kept much smaller. Very popular and sought after
 by interior plantscapers, gardeners, plant collectors and florists. This exotic tropical 
grows similar to heliconia with leaves that rest atop long green stems. Inflorescences 
form year round colored chocolate in the shape of a cigar. Tiny yellow flowers will peek 
out from the bracts.  Makes an impressive plant for the landscape or container especially 
around pools and water features in addition to being a perfect houseplant specimen for a true Tropical look.

 
 Fun Facts: 
 
1.Related to the prayer plant
2.Calathea comes from the Greek word kalathos meaning “basket”
3.Native to Tropical Americas
 


USES: 
Greenhouse
Outdoor Standard
Bonsai
Potted Deck Plant
Indoor Tropical

Sowing instructions:

Soak seed in warm water for 24 hours
Sow seed 3/4” deep at a soil temperature of 61-64° F. and keep moist
Seed can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination
Sow in standard good draining potting mix

Plant Care:

Grow in a standard potting mix
Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil
Keep moist and feed once a month
Transplant when large enough to handle into pots
Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting

Culture

· full sun to partial shade is best; shade tolerant
· avoid windswept winter locations 

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•         Summers Seed Garden Products - warrants the seed to be of the variety and quantity advertised. 
Safe delivery is guaranteed and lost or damaged seeds will be replaced at our expense.  
All claims must be made within 10 days of shipment postmark. All other replacements, refunds, returns and 
exchanges will be made at the sole discretion of a representative 
•          Buyer must be aware that seeds are a living entity. Germination and growing seeds to plants 
depend on many important growing skills such as proper planting, soil temperature, seed depth, type of soil, 
watering, proper use of fertilizers and insecticides, disease free soil and light control.
•         These and many other factors affect germination. These factors are totally out of the seller’s control 
and are the buyer’s responsibility and risk. Consequently, the seller cannot unconditionally guaranty the seed to 
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