25 - 35cm Maranta Fascinator Prayer Plant 12cm Pot House Plant

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Maranta fascinator, also known as the Herringbone plant or Prayer plant, is a popular indoor plant species known for its striking leaves that fold up at night as if in prayer. Here are some care tips for this plant:

  1. Light: Maranta fascinator prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some lower light conditions, but its growth may be slower and its leaves may become less vibrant. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Maranta fascinator likes to be evenly moist but not waterlogged, so make sure not to overwater. Water less frequently in the winter.

  3. Humidity: Maranta fascinator likes moderate to high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves with water, using a humidifier, or placing a tray of water near the plant.

  4. Temperature: The ideal temperature range for this plant is between 60-75°F (16-24°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures, but not below 55°F (13°C).

  5. Soil: Maranta fascinator prefers a well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand.

  6. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant every two weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. In the winter, fertilize less frequently.

  7. Pruning: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves. Trim the leaves to maintain the plant's shape and promote new growth.

  8. Repotting: Repot the plant every 1-2 years to maintain its health and growth. Use a slightly larger pot and fresh soil.

  9. Pests and Diseases: Maranta fascinator is relatively pest-free, but watch out for spider mites and mealybugs. Overwatering can cause root rot.

Maranta fascinator is a beautiful and unique plant that requires some special care. With the right care, it can be a long-lasting and rewarding addition to your plant collection.

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