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Maranta 'Rabbit's Foot'

Maranta 'Rabbit's Foot'

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The Maranta 'Rabbit's Foot', scientifically Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana, is a charming and visually engaging houseplant, known for its distinctive, patterned leaves that resemble the footprints of a rabbit. Displaying a compact and spreading growth habit, the 'Rabbit's Foot' Maranta's leaves elegantly extend from the central stem. Upon reaching full maturity, this delightful plant attains a height of approximately 1-2 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana

Common: Rabbits Foot Maranta, Rabbits Foot Prayer Plant, Prayer Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Maranta's prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Marantaceae family, commonly known as the Prayer Plant or arrowroot family, is a group of flowering plants that includes over 550 species.
  • Maranta plants are native to the tropical regions of Central and South America.
  • Maranta plants are known for their unique leaf movements; they fold their leaves up at night, resembling hands in prayer, which is how they got their common name.
  • The intricate leaf patterns and colors can vary widely among species, making each one a unique addition to your plant collection.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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