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Maranta Lemon Lime Prayer Houseplant

  • - Pet Safe: Yes
  • - Care Level: Medium
  • - Space Required: 16 inches
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: North or East facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Maranta Lemon Lime Prayer Houseplant
Plant Features

The Maranta Lemon Lime Prayer Plant is a captivating and vibrant variety of Maranta, known for its unique and colorful foliage. The plant features striking leaves that are a blend of light green and lemon-lime hues, marked with dark green to black herringbone-like patterns. Like other prayer plants, the Lemon Lime variety exhibits the characteristic movement of leaves that fold up at night, resembling hands in prayer. This plant's bright coloring and dynamic nature make it a popular choice for adding a touch of liveliness to indoor spaces.

Caring for the Maranta Lemon Lime Prayer Plant requires attention to certain specific needs. Brown leaf tips or edges can be a sign of low humidity or irregular watering practices. Yellowing leaves may suggest overwatering or poor drainage. If the plant is not receiving enough light, it may become leggy and lose some of its vibrant colors, but it's important to avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. High humidity is preferred, so regular misting or a humidifier can help, especially in drier environments. Checking for pests like spider mites and keeping the leaves clean will also promote healthy growth.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Every 4-6 weeks
Humidity Level High (a humidifier must be in the room)
Temperature 65-75 F
Care Level Green Thumb (plants require a little effort)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 6-12 inches
Mature Spread 6-12 inches
Habit Spreading
Foliage Color Multicolored
Garden Styles Houseplant
Pet Friendly Yes