The Maranta Leuconeura, also known as the Prayer Plant, because it’s leaves stay flat and open up during the day, then fold up like praying hands at night. It originate from Central and South America and has beautiful deep green, velvety leaves with a yellow centre and veiny red stripes. It’s awesome and it looks like a different plant if you get out of bed in the middle of the night.
Plant Size: D12cm H30cm
He needs to be in medium to bright, filtered light.
Water him every couple of weeks or when the top couple inches of soil have dried out. Fertilise him every two weeks from early spring through to autumn then less in winter.
He likes a bit of humidity, if you find he's not getting enough, you could mist him or pop in him a pebble tray.
He's kind to all animals and humans.