Care Instructions - Maranta

Prayer plants (Maranta leuconeura) are some of the most elegant, profound plants you can find. Native to the tropics, these plants are easy to care for and offer brilliant green foliage and unique adaptive behaviors. 

Prayer plants are beautiful houseplants and relatively low-maintenance. They can be grown in hanging baskets or larger containers. They spread low and wide, allowing their luscious green foliage to ornament your home and clean the air as they grow.

Maranta love humid conditions and well-drained soil
18-25° Celsius
Loose, well-draining potting mix with perlite and peat mixed through
They like bright, indirect light.

Soil must be constantly moist. Water every few days in summer. Use warm filtered water. 

With insufficient watering, the leaves begin to twist and dry up.

In winter, limit water to once a week when the leaves begin to form. Do not let these plants sit in water and refrain from getting the leaves wet.

Fertalise monthly in the spring and summer. In autumn and winter, fertalise every other month.