Maranta / Praying Hands Plant (4 inch)


Maranta (Praying Hands Plant). Ivory sphere container (pictured) sold separately.

This plant does best in bright, indirect sunlight. The prayer plant prefers well-drained soil and requires high humidity to thrive. Prayer plants should be kept moist, but not soggy. We recommend letting the soil dry out between watering.

Read more Maranta care instructions below.

3 in stock (can be backordered)



Formal name: Maranta leuconeura

Family: Calathea

Native habitat: Brazilian tropical forests, Central and South America, West Indies.

Difficulty level: Easy-medium.

Light requirements: Indirect bright to low light. These plants can tolerate low light. Do not place in direct light.

Watering: Frequent; however, let the soil dry slightly between waterings. Do not let the Maranta sit in soggy soil.

Soil: Rich, well-draining. We recommend a combination of indoor potting soil and perlite.

Temperature: Between 60 and 80 F. (16-27 C.)

These plants may seem difficult. However, given the correct environment, they will thrive and continue to product beautiful foliage and ornate leaves!

Read more about propagation, fertilization and additional care on the sites below.

Gardening Know How

The Spruce

Plant Care Today

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