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Prayer Plant (Maranta) is a perfect pet plant for you. Prayer plant gets its name from the nyctinastic movement of leaves in response to light, specially at night the leaves fold in and look like hands raised in prayer. If you make a time lapse of a Maranta, you'll see the leaves dancing. But what makes Maranta a favorite of most plant parents is its multicolor foliage and velvety leaves with striking red stripes. Prayer plants are easy to care for and grow well even in low light conditions.
Medium indirect light.
Water once in two weeks.
Safe around pets.
Above 70% humidity.
Feed biweekly in growing season.
Repot after 1 year.
Detailed Care Guide
Light: Light levels are generally low. The plant can thrive in medium indirect light or partial shade.
Water: Water once per two weeks. Check the top layer of soil before watering, if it’s dry then water it.
Pet-friendly: The plant is pet-friendly.
Humidity: The plant prefers high humidity about 70%. Mist the leaves daily. If this sounds like alot of work then use a humidifier or place the palnt in a shallow tray filled with water and pebbles.
Temperature: The plant thrives in 60℉-80℉.
Fertilizer: Feed the plant after every two weeks in the growing season for excellent growth. Use a liquid balanced ratio fertilizer diluted to half strength.
Repotting: Repot only in Spring or Summer season. Choose a pot 2 inches larger than the original. When repotted, water it generously to allow the soil to settle around the roots. Use a peat based potting mix.
Curling Of Leaves: Leaves of Maranta curl if it is receiving direct cold or warm air. Change the location of the plant. Provide a humid environment by using a humidifier or place the plant in a shallow tray of water and pebbles and make sure the plant pot is sitting on the pebbles and not dipped in water.
What's Included ?
● Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil.
Plant size: 30cm-40cm
● Decorative Clay pot (if selected):
Pot size: 12cm diameter, 13cm tall
● A care card with expert tips & tricks so that you never kill your houseplant.
● Plant arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your chosen planter.
● If someone is lucky enough to be receiving this plant as a gift, don't forget to enter your gift message at the basket. We won't include any paperwork with prices on!
Note: Each plant is unique; size, color and shape may vary slightly so all measurements are shown as a range.
Shipping & Return
Standard Shipping - Free:
We deliver all our orders within 3 to 5 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order. Standard delivery is free.
Express Shipping - AED 35:
Orders with express shipping will ship within 1-2 business days and have shipping charges of AED 35. One charge covers your entire order, regardless of how many items.
You can also have your package delivered on a specific day through express shipping at a cost of AED 35.
Plants and pots are fragile, and occasional damages are inevitable despite our efforts. If your order arrived damaged, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org within 15 days so we can replace it as part of our 15-Day Customer Happiness Guarantee. Photos are required as proof of damage and to help us improve our packaging process. Otherwise, we cannot offer returns or exchanges at this time. If your damaged plant or pot is no longer in stock, we will refund you or offer a replacement. Due to the fragile nature of the plant, some imperfections are inevitable and can be caused by transport and handling.
Tip: Sometimes plants just need a little TLC after being in transit. One of our plant care experts may coach you through how to overcome something cosmetic, such as bent leaves.
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Prayer Plant Tale
Originating in the rainforests of Central and South America, the name prayer plant comes from the plant's habit of raising and folding its leaves at night. This plant is low-growing and varies significantly in leaf pattern.