What is a prayer plant?

Answer A prayer plant is the name given to a specific type of common house plant, which has a scientific name of Maranta leuconeura erythroneura. These plants, also called marantas, are easy to grow and c... Read More »

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Prayer Plant Information?

Prayer plants, or rabbit paw plants, are a common and well-loved houseplant. Indigenous to the tropical Americas, wild prayer plants are found mostly in South America. Prayer plants are a member of... Read More »

How do I root a prayer plant?

Tip CuttingsMake a tip cutting from the prayer plant (maranta). Choose part of a stem with healthy leaves about 6 inches long. Make a clean cut with a garden pruner in an area of the stem clear of ... Read More »

Prayer Plant Varieties?

The prayer plant (Maranta leucoreura) belongs to the maranta plant family and is also referred to as arrowroot. The plant is low growing and is favored for a patterned foliage that comes in a varie... Read More »

How do I care for a prayer plant?