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Herringbone plant

Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura

This clump forming evergreen perennial from the tropics has intricately patterned leaves and is frequently grown as a house plant. It's dark olive green leaves have a bright green central zone with red midrib and main veins.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Basal Cuttings

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Marantaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

Can suffer from whitefly's and red spider mites
Red Spider Mite
Red Spider Mite
Tetranychus urticae

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