How to grow Maranta leuconeura

Maranta leuconeura growing leaf plant of the genus Maranta also known as Prayer plant, Maranta leuconeura perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropical climate or houseplant and grow in hardiness zone 11+.

Maranta leuconeura leaves

Leaves color green, purple, green with purple or white stripes, white-green or purple-black with green, can be with like “burning marks”, under the leaves can be in green, red or purple color, the leaves in elliptic shape.

Flower color can be: white, pink or purple flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom.

Maranta leuconeura for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Maranta leuconeura growing and care:

Rain water, more than 15C, optimal temperature 18-25C, rich soil, ph 6 and can be little bit lower

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
White, pink or purple flowers grow on stem in inflorescence the flower look like beehive the petals merge in the bottom

Scientific name:

Maranta leuconeura

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