27 August 2023

Air Purifying Plant of the Month September

Discover the Magic of the Calathea

Imagine ... a living work of art that enchants your interior while purifying the air. Meet the Calathea, de plant van de maand september bij Air So Pure. Benieuwd naar de geheimen van deze prachtige plant? Lees verder en ontdek waarom de Calathea een absolute must-have is voor elk interieur!

Vibrant greenery

If you are looking for a plant that will transform your home into an oasis of tranquility, Calathea is your perfect match. With its vibrant patterns, unique leaves, and special features, this plant brings a touch of magic into your life. The Calathea is also known as Shade Plant, Zipper Plant, or Peacock Plant because of its large, striking, and moving leaves. The Air So Pure Calathea filters pollutants from the air while releasing oxygen. With this plant in your home, you breathe cleaner air.

What makes this plant even more special is its unique behavior. This is because the Calathea has a day-and-night rhythm. During the day the leaves spread out like a beautiful flower, and at night they close again. Therefore, it seems as if the plant is communicating with you and, like you, wants to sleep. So don't be afraid if you hear rustling at night. These are not mice, but the Calathea closing its leaves. A real piece of jungle in your room!

The Calathea is native to the lush tropical rainforests of Central and South America. It is a native plant species that thrive in the shady and humid environments of countries such as Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.

Bij Air So Pure bieden we een gevarieerd assortiment Calathea-soorten, elk met zijn eigen unieke kenmerken en patronen. Van de exotische Calathea Orbifolia tot de speelse Calathea Medallion, er is altijd wel een Calathea die bij jouw interieur en persoonlijkheid past. Ideaal dus als Plant van de Maand September!

Calathea - plant van de maand september
Calathea – Plant van de Maand September

The power of the Calathea

To enjoy your Calathea as long as possible, we give you some simple care tips. The Calathea does not like the sun and therefore prefers a shady spot. Do make sure there is daylight coming in to promote growth. Keep the soil slightly moist, but not soggy. Rather give a small amount of (lukewarm) water twice a week than a lot of water once a week. Also, spray the plant regularly with some water and wipe the dust off the leaves.

Did you know that, besides "Shadowplant," some Calathea species are also called "Sleeping Moths"? This nickname also came about thanks to the closing behavior of the leaves at night. So the Calathea is a fine plant to give as a gift to someone who deserves a little more relaxation.

Air So Pure has selected the best Calatheas from our proud grower Teun Valstar ShadowplantThey grow the Calathea in more than 12 varieties and different pot sizes and treat and package your air-purifying greenery with care and love.

Luchtzuiverende Plant van de Maand september

At Air So Pure, we believe in the power of green and want to inspire you to consciously choose air-purifying houseplants. Onze missie is om een groene revolutie te starten. Het belang van schone lucht te benadrukken. Met de Calathea als Plant van de Maand September willen we jou laten kennismaken met een unieke plant.

Kies voor de Calathea, een krachtige toevoeging aan je interieur én een gezonde leefomgeving. Doe mee met de groene revolutie van Air So Pure, start met de Plant van de Maand September en ervaar de magie van de Calathea!

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