Rattlesnake Plant

(Calathea Lancifolia)

"I absolutely LOVED the plant! It is vibrant and beautiful and a great addition to my home."
Miljana M, Plntd Customer

Rattlesnake Plant

(Calathea Lancifolia)


Dhs. 139 Dhs. 158
Choose your height:
Choose your pot: Circle
Choose your color: Chalk White
Delivery to Abu Dhabi

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"I absolutely LOVED the plant! It is vibrant and beautiful and a great addition to my home."
Miljana M, Plntd Customer
Caring For A Rattlesnake Plant

Rattlesnake Plants (Calathea Lancifolia) are native to the tropical rainforest floors of Brazil. They get their name for the striking spotted pattern on its leaves. Its leaves have deep purple undersides, not uncommon in Calatheas. Itd leaves have ruffled/wavy edges not dissimilar to its cousin, the Furry Feather.
Like most other calatheas, they've evolved to grow under the dappled canopy of taller trees, and as Prayer Plants do, Rattlesnake Plants will fold up their leaves at night and unfurl them the morning to absorb light.
The shaded, moist environment of its native habitat give us a clue as to how to keep this plant most happy: maintain moist soil and a humid environment (something to combat with your AC), and bright indirect light (the more the better, but this plant will not do very well under any direct sunlight at all).

Light: Lots of bright indirect

The more light this plant gets, the more striking its leaves will grow to become. However, avoid more than 1-2 hours of direct sunlight a day as this will fade away its leave. 

Water: Every 1-2 weeks

Rattlesnake Plants like their soil to stay moist (though never wet). To check if your Rattlesnake Plant is ready to be watered, use your finger to feel the TOP LAYER of the soil (as deep as your nail). If you feel ANY moisture, then wait longer! If that top layer feels completely dry, then it's time to rewater your plant: Slowly water the soil so that it's completely saturated - you'll know it's fully saturated when water drips out the drainage holes at the bottom of the nursery pot.

The more light your Rattlesnake Plants gets, the more you'll need to water it. Similarly, the less light it gets, the less it will need.

Note: When checking your soil for moisture, make sure to test different parts of the soil, in case you come across a wet pocket.

Difficulty: Some care required

It takes care and attention to ensure this plant's soil is kept regularly moist.

Pets: Completely safe

This plant is completely safe and non-toxic to pets.

Meaning & Symbolism

Due to its strikingly beautiful leaves, splashed with brush-like stroke of pink and white, which plant has always symbolized beauty and love. Gift this plant to somebody you feel deep affection towards.

Our Shipping & Delivery
Our Delivery Schedule:
Area  Delivery days 
Abu Dhabi Everyday
Abu Dhabi
(Ruwais; Al Ghayatil;
Almira; Madinat Zayid)
Thursdays only
Ajman Everyday
Ajman
(Masfoot; Muzairah)
Mondays only
Dubai Everyday
Fujairah Mondays
Ras Al Khaima Everyday
Ras Al Khaima
(Al Mainau)
Mondays only
Sharjah  Everyday
Sharjah
(Kalba; Khor Fakan)
 Mondays only
Umm Al Quwain  Everyday
We do not currently deliver to the following unserviced areas:
Unserviced Areas ⓘ
 

If you prefer to pick-up your plant in person. You are more than welcome to! We are located in Al Quoz industrial Area 1. Please contact us via WhatsApp and our team will do our best to prepare your order in advance of your arrival.

 

Read our full shipping policy here

 

Our Quality Guarantree

Your plants will arrive happy, healthy, and pest-free—guaranteed.

If not, we replace them for free, no questions asked.

Simply reach out to us with a photo within 14 days of receiving your order.

Please note that since each planter is uniquely personalized and made-to-order, we are unable to offer refunds.

However, our standard guarantee ensures that we will replace any plants that do not meet our high standards of quality.

Learn more.

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Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
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"With Plntd, I buy a plant, and I keep it alive."

-Basma N., A Plntd Customer

Rattlesnake Plant Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 20 reviews
20 reviews
  • Tania B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 days ago
    Beautiful!

    Beautifully packaged and adds life to my living room

  • Fruzsina S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
    Rattlesnake plant

    A very interesting plant with vibrant colours! I just discovered, that it closes its leaves at night, love it! Definitely recommend it!

  • Afsaneh J.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 weeks ago
    A beautiful plant despite its scary name :)

    It is a characterful plant which arrived in good shape and is doing well so far. I love the fact that it seems to close up at night and open up during the day. Also, love the reddish back side of the leaves in contrast to the light green front of leaves with darker green spots.

  • Ali A.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Like image, excellent packaging and quality.

    Healthy adn well packaged. Pot is matching the photo

  • Biliana T.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    BT

    Beautiful

  • Arta A.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Beautiful

    Beautiful

  • Gita B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Bought: For myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Really pretty plant

    Lovely plant and perfect height

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got something on your mind? Here are some of the most common questions we get asked about our Rattlesnake Plants.

Need more help? Browse our general FAQs or reach out to our team directly at help@plntd.ae.

Healthy Plants

Before any plant leaves our nursery, we check to ensure they have healthy roots, dark green leaves, and no signs of pests or disease.

Carefully Delivered

All our plants are safely and securely packed before shipping. If they're damaged during delivery, we'll replace them for free.

Guaranteed

If you're at-all unsatisfied, reach out to us within 14 days of receiving your plant and we'll make it right.