Maranta 'Red Prayer'
Maranta 'Red Prayer' is a cultivar of the Maranta leuconeura plant, also known as the Prayer Plant. It is known for its striking, glossy, dark green leaves with red veins, giving it a unique and striking look. The leaves can reach up to 6 inches in length and width. It is a slow-growing plant that can reach up to 2-3 feet in height and width when grown indoors.
To care for your Maranta 'Red Prayer', place it in a well-lit room with bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers temperatures between 60-85°F, and humidity between 60-80%. Water your plant when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, and be sure not to over-water as this can lead to root rot. Use a well-draining potting mix and ensure proper drainage. Fertilize the plant every 4-6 weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season.
Maranta leuconeura is considered non-toxic and safe for children and pets. It's important to keep in mind that it prefers moderate to high humidity and consistent moisture to grow well. It will also benefit from regular misting and wiping the leaves with a damp cloth.
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