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Native to tropical Brazil, Marantas, commonly known as prayer plants, love a warm, humid, and moist environment to live in. With a gentle airflow and enough fertilizer, your Maranta can grow as tall as a foot in height as a houseplant. This plant is known for it's deep green colors and decorative leaves. It is also known for laying it's leaves flat during the day and standing straight up at night, which is where they get their nickname Prayer Plant.  Light Your Prayer Plant will appreciate an indirect spot in medium to bright light. They are tolerate of low-light but...

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Originating from tropical Brazil, these plants love a warm, humid environment to thrive in. Often referred to as the Brazilian Snow White, Ctenanthe are in the Maranta family, cousins with the Calathea so their care is similar. This green and yellow patterned plant can grow up to 3 feet in the right environment.  Light Your Ctenanthe will appreciate a spot in a bright indirectly lit room. Too little light will result in the leaves being fully dark green rather than green and yellow. Too much light will cause the colors to fade.  Water Keep your Ctenanthe evenly moist but not...

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Shop our Calathea Collection Calathea or Prayer Plants are amazing for so many reasons. They get their name from the way they ‘sleep’ at night. You will notice their leaves slowly turn upwards in a praying-like shape as the sun sets, and by morning they fold back down as they go through a circadian rhythm. We tend to keep lots of different Calathea varieties in the shop 1) because they’re beautiful, but 2) they are all pet-safe! Although these plants offer so much, they do require some more care than your average philodendron or pothos. Soil Almost any well-draining potting...

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