Maranta Leuconeura Prayer Plant


Maranta leuconeura, also known as prayer plant, is a species of flowering plant in the family Marantaceae, native to the Brazilian tropical forests. These are moving plants, the leaves are flat during the day and roll up at night.  These plants open up their leaves to get maximum sunlight.  You may be lucky enough to see this, if you are up before sunrise!

Calathea are commonly kept as a houseplant because of their distinctive and ornamental leaves, with deep green stripes. This is very much an on trend houseplant that will add style to your home.

Plant Care Tips:

  • Watering: this plant likes little and often watering, keep the soil lightly moist but not soggy. Misting is also a good idea as naturally this plant lives in a humid environment
  • Light: needs plenty of bright diffused light, direct sunlight can cause the leaves to fade and lose it's distinctive stripes

Plant Details:

  • Nursery Pot measures 12cm diameter, plant height approx 25cm
  • Fits Decorative Pot 13cm upwards 
  • Decorative Pot not included
  • Pet Friendly Plant
  • Air Purifying Plant
  • Fits our Large Serax Hand Painted Pot

Plants are living things and can vary slightly in appearance from the images shown, they have imperfections just like we do.  We ensure that all our plants are happy & healthy before they are shipped to their new forever homes.

Our plants not only look good, but are proven to reduce stress and make the air in your space a lot cleaner. 

Give a gift that keeps on growing!

All our plants come with a 'Plant Personality' care card, detailing exactly how to care for your plant.  If you want to send this plant as a gift we can also include a hand-written card and won't include the price on the plant.  Just pop your message in the notes section when you check out.

You can also watch our House Plant SOS series on You tube & IGTV to learn how to keep your plants happy & healthy!

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