Maranta

Commonly known as: prayer plant

Commonly known as prayer plant because of the way in which their leaves fold together following the removal of bright light - a behavior called nyctinasty. These plants are closely related to Calathea genera, and have the same striking variegated leaves.

Light
Bright indirect light, but no direct sun. Sun will fade the beautiful markings on the leaves.

Water
Prefers high humidity and moist soil. Regular small amounts of water is ideal, but be careful not to drown the plant.

Care level
These plants need some care

Pet-friendly
Safe for cats and dogs


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