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Calathea Pisang | Cigar Calathea | Calathea lutea


Make your Cigar Calathea feel like they are home by tending it with…

Medium/Indirect light
Ø pot 33cm
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Their original habitat is in coastal marshes and disturbed areas along the coast. Almost never in the forest except in tree-fall areas they occasionally are on creek beds and shoreline soil deposits.

Calatheas are usually short in height, but these Cigar Calathea can grow up to 3m height! They are distinct with their eloquent broadly ovate leaf blade that is bright green on top and wax-silver below.

Like any other prayer plant, they sway differently. In the morning, the leaf blade is horizontally oriented and flat, while at night, it becomes more vertical and folds in half – that’s why they’re commonly called a prayer plant! Perfect for tropical and subtropical climate, these paddle-shaped leaves are fantastic for your home.

Things you need to know

Botanical name

Calathea lutea


Tropical America, South Mexico, Brazil and Peru.


Calathea Pisang

Banana Calathea
Cigar Calathea

Cuban Cigar

Habana Cigar


Weight5 kg
Dimensions30 × 35 × 50 cm


Size pot

Ø pot 33cm



Light Level

Medium/Indirect light

Pet/Baby Friendly


Air purifying


Make your Cigar Calathea feel like they are home by tending it with…

  • Tolerates full shade
  • Happiest in semi-bright/dappled indirect light
  • A sensitive plant, prefers best using distilled, filtered or rainwater
  • Keep the soil moist and well-drained
Temperature & Humidity
  • Loves high humidity
  • Ideal temperature 16-20°C
  • Misting it daily keeps the plants happy
  • Living room
  • Any room with no sudden temperature change
  • It’s a rainforest plant, so think of humid, bright area, places to keep them happy

Their distinct banana-leaf lookalike invites elegance and taste to your home