Maranthas also called Prayer Plants will open their leaves with the morning sun, and close them again at night – you can sometimes even hear them rustling! The Maranta leuconeura species has some of the most strikingly beautiful, decorative leaves in the plant kingdom.
Pot size: 12 cm (diameter)
Plant size: 25-30 cm (without the pot)
The popular tricolor variety has deep green, velvety leaves with yellow splotches down the midrib and arching red veins traveling to the leaf margins. They don’t grow upwards as much they grow outwards, so be prepared for a wave of new leaves making their way over the sides of the pot!
Prefers medium to bright, indirect light and is sensitive to direct sunlight
Prefer to be moist but not wet or saturated
Non-toxic to pets