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Maranta leuconeura kerchoveana 120mm


Maranta leuconeura kerchoveana, also known as the prayer plant, is native to the tropical regions of Central and South America. This plant is characterized by its striking patterned leaves, which feature dark green markings on a light green background. The leaves of the Maranta leuconeura kerchoveana fold up at night, resembling hands in prayer, hence its common name. This plant is also known for its ability to thrive in low light conditions, making it a popular choice for indoor spaces.

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Plant care info

Prayer Plant Care Info

The Maranta leuconeura kerchoveana, also known as the Prayer Plant, thrives best in a well-lit spot away from direct sunlight in a home environment.

  • Lighting: Place in bright, indirect light to maintain the plant’s vibrant colors.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Humidity: Maintain high humidity levels by misting the plant regularly or placing a humidifier nearby.
  • Temperature: Keep the plant in a warm environment between 18-24 degrees Celsius.
  • Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season.
  • Toxicity: Keep away from pets and children as the Prayer Plant is toxic if ingested.

With proper care and attention to its specific needs, the Prayer Plant 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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