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Maranta 'Red Prayer'

Maranta 'Red Prayer'

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The Maranta 'Red Prayer' is a captivating and visually stunning houseplant, renowned for its vibrant red, intricately patterned leaves that fold together like hands in prayer during the evening, hence the name 'Prayer Plant'. It showcases a compact and spreading growth habit, with leaves unfurling gracefully from the central stem, creating an enchanting display of natural beauty. When fully matured, the 'Red Prayer' Maranta reaches a modest height of approximately 1-2 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura

Common: Red Prayer Plant, Red Prayer Maranta, Red Herringbone 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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Customer Reviews

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I love my prayer plant.

I wish I could submit a picture to show how beautiful the plant is!! It’s a great size and a perfect plant to add to my collection

Thank you so much for your review! We're thrilled to hear that you love your new prayer plant and that it's a great addition to your home. We'd love to see how beautiful it really is! While we don't have the option to allow customers to upload pictures on our website at the moment, we invite you to share a picture of your prayer plant on our subreddit at
It's a great place to engage with the community, get quick care advice, promote our mission and more!
As always we are here to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have, so please don't hesitate to reach out. Thank you for choosing us!