Why Do Prayer Plants Pray?

Prayer Plants

A handful of plants in the home gardening world are treasured for their somewhat unique behavior. These plants belong mainly to the sister genera of Calathea, Goepperia, and Maranta, all

How To Grow and Care For Lemon Lime Maranta

Maranta Lemon Lime

Maranta leuconeura (muh-RAN-tuh loo-koh-NUR-uh) var. erythroneura (e-REETH-roh-NYUR-uh) ‘Lemon Lime’ is a very popular variety of Prayer Plant. The genus name, Maranta, refers to Venetian botanist, Bartolomea Maranti (1500-1571).  The specific

Why Are My Prayer Plant Leaves Curling?

attractive leaves of the Prayer Plant

Whether you have a or another plant nicknamed prayer plant, the behavior is the same: large leaves that fold up into a prayer pose. But that’s not the only thing

Answered: Why Is My Prayer Plant Turning Yellow?

yellowing of prayer plant leaves

If your prayer plant gets yellow leaves the fix is usually fairly simple. The cause is often watering, humidity, temperatures or nutrient deficiency. Click on this article to learn the cause and how to fix yellowing prayer plant leaves.

How To Grow and Care For Prayer Plants

Close up of bright green exotic 'Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana' Prayer Plant leaf with unique black pattern

The prayer plant is a common indoor plant with strikingly beautiful and decorative deep green leaves. Its velvety leaves have yellow splotches down right to the midrib and arching red

Are Prayer Plants Cat Safe?

Prayer plant in white ceramic pot near window

The Prayer plant is a beautiful, non-toxic plant that is safe for your cats. Also known as Maranta leuconeura, the Prayer Plant originates from Central and South America’s tropical forests.