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Prayer Plant

Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana

Rabbit tracks, Rabbit's foot

This clump forming evergreen perennial from Brazil can get to 30cm high and is often grown as a house plant for it's attractive green leaves with distinctive brown markings.

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 red spider mites & mealy bugs.
Red Spider Mite
Red Spider Mite
Tetranychus urticae

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