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Prayer Plant

Botanical Name
Maranta leuconeura
Hardiness
Zones 11 to 12
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
6 to 12 inches
Light
Moderate indirect light, avoid direct sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Keep soil consistently moist during the growing season then reduce moisture fall thru winter
  • Requires humidity, place pot atop a few pebbles in a saucer. This keeps the pot out of standing water while increasing the humidity around the plant as the water in the saucer evaporates.
  • Propagate by division or stem cuttings in spring
Problems
Spider mites, mealybugs, root rot in soggy potting mixes

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