Calathea Maranta leuconeura, 'Prayer plant'
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Origin: Amazon Jungle
Ideal Conditions: Prefers medium to bright, filtered light. Thrives in peat based soil. Keep soil evenly moist by using a humidity tray. If misting plant, do so from underneath the leaves. Feed with l/2 strength fertilizer during the growing season.
Ease of care: difficult but worth it.
Notes: Repot every spring in fresh potting mix. Don’t allow sun to shine on leaves, it will fade the colors. Calatheas do well in enclosed environments such as terrariums.
The Calathea Maranta leuconeura raises its leaves for the evening, which gives the impression of raised hands for prayer.
Safe for pets.
No two plants are alike, but they are all special. Yours may not be the one pictured, however it will be a healthy happy new friend that meets our high standards. Unless noted, pots and planters are sold separately.
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