Maranta – Prayer Plant Lemon Lime
With hypnotizing patterns on their leaves, you’ll be staring for hours at Lemon Lime Prayer Plant, Maranta. Each oval-shaped leaf of green with dark green spots and white stripes looks like it was hand-painted. This trailing plant is perfect on a shelf or in a hanging pot.
Prayer Plant gets it name for their magical leaves — they open in the mornings and close at night.
Pet safe houseplant – non-toxic to dogs and cats.
Plant in well-draining, good potting soil. Fertilize plants when they are actively growing, usually April through Aug, following fertilizer manufacturer’s directions. Water consistently, keeping plants evenly moist. Let plants dry out a bit in between watering. Plant prefers high humidity, mist it or place on a tray of water with pebbles, keeping plant above the water, not letting it get water logged. Only place Prayer Plant outside when night temps are at least 60 degrees or more. Plant will require less water during the fall and winter months.