Prayer plants are exquisite plants full of personality. They get their name from the way they move. YES! That's right, they move. They follow the circadian rhythm of the sun, similar to sunflowers except they raise their leaves up to greet the sun as if they were practicing their sun salutation and at night they lay their leaves down flat.
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' is a particularly sunny cultivar. The oval leaves branch out almost like lobster claws. The veins of the leaves are highlighted in a bright lemon-lime stripe giving it its name.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-20" depending on grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' belongs to the prayer plant family and follows the beat to the circadian rhythm! Place one of these in your home office, and use it as a natural clock.
Maranta 'Lemon Lime' Care Tips
Binomial Name: Maranta leuconeura 'Lemon Lime'
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to Medium, Indirect
Water: Keep soil consistently moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' Story
Where is it from?
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' is native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil, They can be found creeping along the ground in the undergrowth.
Who is the Maranta 'Lemon Lime'?
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' is a playful vibrant creeping plant. It enjoyed warm and humid locations but handled the average household temperatures like a champ!
The foliage is to die for with its enticing pattern and pin yellow-green stripes!
Good For You!
Reset your Clocks! The leaves of this plant move to the circadian rhythm, as the sun rises the plants awaken the leaves move upwards to greet it! At night the leaves move downwards at night.
Is the Maranta 'Lemon Lime' the right plant for me?
The Maranta 'Lemon Lime' is for EVERYONE!
This is an easy to care for and fast-growing plant. Check-in with your plant every seven days and touch the soil. The soil should feel damp. That’s it you have a happy plant.
Pet Friendly: Yes, we always recommend keeping plants away from curious pets and children.
Location Suggestions: An easy-going versatile plant that can live in just about any room. From the bathroom to the office!