Maranta Prayer Plant

by Alyson Mowat Studio

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Description

The plant gets its common name from the fact that its leaves stay flat during the day and then fold up like praying hands at night. The Maranta leuconeura species has some of the most strikingly beautiful, decorative leaves in the plant kingdom. The popular tricolor variety has deep green, velvety leaves with yellow splotches down the midrib and arching red veins traveling to the leaf margins. Light You can hang or set your prayer plant near a window where it will receive indirect sunlight. Never set your plant in direct sunlight because the sun will scorch the plant’s leaves or the leaves will develop blotches or patches and fade in colour. Water During the growing season, water frequently and never allow the potting soil to dry out. Water the prayer plant when the top of the potting soil is just starting to become dry.

How to care for your plants

  • Delivered via overnight courier, safely packed and wrapped upright in a box.

  • Your plant’s pot should have holes in the bottom so it is able to drain water easily.

  • If reusing a pot that had other plants in it, it is recommended you wash the pot, killing any mould or bacteria.

  • Do not over water your plant as the roots will rot.

  • Most plants need to be kept by a good source of natural light.

  • You should fertilise your plant every two months. You can use all purpose fertiliser.

  • Any dead or fallen leaves should be removed to prevent bacteria and mould. Dead branches should also be removed.

Maranta Prayer Plant

by Alyson Mowat Studio

[[ productPrice|currency("GBP") ]]

All of our artisans are local, so to ensure this product is available to your delivery address, please enter a full UK delivery postcode below. eg. W1K 2TJ

Description

The plant gets its common name from the fact that its leaves stay flat during the day and then fold up like praying hands at night. The Maranta leuconeura species has some of the most strikingly beautiful, decorative leaves in the plant kingdom. The popular tricolor variety has deep green, velvety leaves with yellow splotches down the midrib and arching red veins traveling to the leaf margins. 

Light
You can hang or set your prayer plant near a window where it will receive indirect sunlight. Never set your plant in direct sunlight because the sun will scorch the plant’s leaves or the leaves will develop blotches or patches and fade in colour.

Water
During the growing season, water frequently and never allow the potting soil to dry out. Water the prayer plant when the top of the potting soil is just starting to become dry. 
Alyson Mowat

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Alyson Mowat Studio

I founded my botanical studio in 2013. Prior to this I moved from South Africa to London training and working as a graphic designer, then studying…
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