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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.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance

Names

  • Botanical: Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura
  • Common: Red Prayer Plant, Red Prayer Maranta, Red Herringbone Plant, Prayer Plant

Care

  • 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

Tips

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

Facts

  • 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.

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72 in stock

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