Plant Care Green Prayer Plant
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Green Prayer Plant

4.4 out of 5 (20 experiences)

Green Prayer Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Green Prayer Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

prayer plant

Taxonomy

Maranta leuconeura
Maranta
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

Green Prayer Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 12
Green Prayer Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 10
Green Prayer Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Green Prayer Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 6
Green Prayer Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 5
Green Prayer Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 5
Green Prayer Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 4
Green Prayer Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Drdrey avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Aretha Franklin by Drdrey on Greg, the plant care app
04/03/2021

Much prettier version compared to its classic red-striped prayer plant relative (in my opinion) and from what I hear they are much less fussy. There is CONSTANT new growth. Only downside was through …

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@Sharon
Austin, TX
Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Lemon by Sharon on Greg, the plant care app
03/12/2021

One of my favorite plants! I got it when there was only six leaves, and now it’s got 20+ large, vibrant leaves. The leaves shifts up and down, which is very cool and makes you feel stronger about its…

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@314plantmom
Metairie, LA
Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Assata by 314plantmom on Greg, the plant care app
03/27/2021

This is my first plant baby. Like most Prayer Plants she can be very finicky. It was a little nerve racking at the beginning but I’ve found my groove with her.

Capejettymum avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Perfecto! by Capejettymum on Greg, the plant care app
02/20/2021

My prayer plant is over 30 years old and beautiful as ever! It’s moved with us several times and continues to unfurl its multicolored leaves monthly.

Savi_b avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Athena by Savi_b on Greg, the plant care app
03/28/2021

Thrives in medium to low light in a room with moderate humidity. I keep mine in my bathroom window and it sprouts several new leaves per week.

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@Sham
Park Ridge, IL
Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Fredrick by Sham on Greg, the plant care app
02/13/2021

Great plant, been so beautiful to see grow, just can be difficult for beginners and will randomly try to kill itself.

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@Ulabadula
Corvallis, OR
Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Pat by Ulabadula on Greg, the plant care app
03/02/2021

I love that the leaves rise during the day and fall at night:) just another reminder that it’s alive

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Beverly, MA
Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Madonna by Cassandralouise on Greg, the plant care app
04/18/2021

Mine was growing new leaves at a really fast rate and then bloomed flowers!

Teeteeology avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Beasil by Teeteeology on Greg, the plant care app
02/28/2021

My dogs love the plant and the plant loves my dogs

Mariam avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Green Prayer Plant named Prayer plants by Mariam on Greg, the plant care app
02/14/2021

I definitely recommend this plants

How to care for Green Prayer Plant

Water

How often to water your Green Prayer Plant

Water needs for Green Prayer Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Green Prayer Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Green Prayer Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Green Prayer Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Green Prayer Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Green Prayer Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Green Prayer Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Green Prayer Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Green Prayer Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Green Prayer Plant

Green Prayer Plant

Green Prayer Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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