This distinctive plant has variegated green leaves with silvery green undersides. It earned its name because of the way the leaves fold together at night, like hands closed in prayer.
Light conditions: enjoys bright but indirect light. Direct sunlight will cause leaves to fade.
Neediness: Prayer Plants do require regular care and will always benefit from regular misting using warm water and soil kept moist.
Watering: regular watering during the summer months and when soil feels dry, less frequent during winter months. Brown leaf tips show humidity is too low.
Ideal location: bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and studies
Rate of growth: average
Temperature: needs to be above 15°C, this plant also enjoys a humid environment.
Pets: this plant is safe around pets.
Sizing: W12cm x H30cm
Also known as: Maranta Kerchoveana
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