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Maranta leuconeura, Prayer Plant

Maranta leuconeura

Prayer Plant
Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Brazil
Vine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliage

Maranta leuconeura is a small tropical plant with broad oval leaves, up to 8 inches long by half as wide. The leaves fold upwards at night, hence the common name. Maranta leuconeura need full shade and warm temperatures. Water regularly; do not overwater.


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