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Cteanthe Burle-Marxii – 120mm


Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii, also known as the Fishbone Prayer Plant, is native to Brazil. This plant has striking foliage with dark green leaves featuring silver-green stripes and purple undersides. The leaves have a unique fishbone pattern, giving the plant a distinctive appearance. Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii is known for its ability to fold its leaves upward at night, resembling hands in prayer, hence the name “Prayer Plant”.

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Plant care info

Cteanthe Burle-Marxii Care Info

Cteanthe Burle-Marxii, also known as the Fishbone Prayer Plant, thrives in bright, indirect light making it perfect for placement near a window in your home.

  • Lighting: Place in bright, indirect light, avoid direct sunlight which can scorch the leaves.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy, water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Humidity: Prefers high humidity levels, mist the leaves regularly or place a humidifier nearby.
  • Temperature: Keep in a warm environment, ideally between 18-24 degrees Celsius.
  • Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets, making it a pet-friendly plant for your home.

With the right care, your Cteanthe Burle-Marxii will thrive and add a touch of tropical beauty to your indoor space.

Weight 1.5 kg

Canberra plant delivery info

This plant will be delivered as it is shown in the photos. Currently, we are limiting delivery to Canberra only, this allows us to hand-deliver the plants in their nursery container with potting mix as shown in the images. All plants are guaranteed to be delivered in 100% healthy condition. Plants can vary in size and colour based on the growing conditions and season. The plant you receive may be smaller or larger than the plant in the images. It may also be displaying different colours or attributes.

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