Maranta Leuconeura Lemon Lime Prayer Plant 30cm
Maranta Lemon Lime is a tender, clump-forming evergreen perennial cultivar with intricately patterned leaves.
The common name refers to the light green markings on the leaves, these set it apart from the standard red Maranta and make this plant highly coveted amongst collectors.
Prayer plants are popular houseplants for good reason. Their beautiful leaves catch the eye with their seemingly painted on patterns and the lemon lime prayer plant is bright and vibrant.
This green variety of maranta should not be overlooked as a beginner friendly plant. It is far less fussy than it’s red veined relative and many other ‘prayer’ plant varieties. It likes moist soil and partial shade, avoid placing in direct sunlight as this can harm the leaves. This plant has been developed in cultivation and is a popular houseplant.
Part of the Marantaceae family, this rare plant is also called a Prayer Plant due to its habit of raising and lowering its leaves. Pop this beautiful plant somewhere it can catch your eye if you want to see the leaves move.
Light: This plant can tolerate a shadier spot but ideally place it in a space with indirect, bright light. Direct sunlight will burn its beautiful leaves.
Watering: Naturally found growing on forest floors, it likes to be quite humid so during Summer months water it when the first inch of soil is dry. Reducing in Winter to when 2-3 inches are dry.
Humidity: Love High humidity - doing great in the kitchen or bathroom!
Temperature: Prefers to be kept at a minimum temperature of around 16 -20 º C or higher.
Toxicity: Non-toxic to children and pets!
Origin: Tropical Brazilian forests.
This plant is supplied in plastic nursery pot size:
Ø - 12 cm x h - 11 cm