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Maranta 'Silver Band'

Maranta 'Silver Band'

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The Maranta leuconeura 'Silver Band', also referred to as the Prayer Plant, is a captivating houseplant cherished for its stunning foliage adorned with intricate silver band patterns. Its leaves, shaped like prayer hands, display vibrant green hues contrasted by striking silver markings, adding an elegant touch to any indoor space. With its compact growth habit, 'Silver Band' Prayer Plant typically reaches a height of 6-12 inches, making it a perfect choice for tabletops or shelves.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana

Common: Silver Prayer Plant, Silver Band Prayer Maranta, 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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