Maranta leuconeura

Native range: Brazil, tropical South America

Known names: Prayer Plant

Hardiness: Best above 60°F, thrives indoors. 

Mature Size: ~12" tall, ~24" wide 

Light: Medium / Bright Shade. Bright direct light will wash out leaf pattern. 

Water: Medium. Soil can dry out slightly but best kept moist.

Soil: Fast-draining, holds moisture well but fast-draining. Add extra pumice or pearlite into potting mix. 

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: 4" pot

 

This plant is named the "Prayer Plant" due to their ability to fold up their leaves in the afternoon; even indoors without much natural light! Works great in hanging pots, flowers are insignificant but still a treat whenever it flowers. 

Maranta leuconeura

$10.00Price