Green Prayer Plant
4.4 out of 5 (132 experiences)
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I’m fairly new to being a plant parent, this plant was my second that I bought. There have been many times I thought it wouldn’t survive, but it managed. I love the lush leaves and it seems to grow …
This plant is constantly growing new beautiful leaves, grows fast, and survives. It needs more water than I thought and could have been repotted sooner than I did it. The new leaves have the rich red…
I have had a great experience with this plant. Has flourished and it recently had white flowers which they say does not usually happen indoors. I have put it in my shower window on purpose becaus…
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 …
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…
I’ve propagated three different babies from this plant because the branches were getting too heavy for her to hold herself up, I didn’t think she’d come back from such a severe chopping but she’s bac…
Grows easily in low light. I have mine 13 feet from an east facing window on a shelf and it’s thrown off countless new leaves in the 2-3 months I’ve had it. The leaves go thin when she needs to be wa…
Very attractive plant and it’s leaves can change colour depending on the amount of light it receives which is cool. It can be a little fragile and need quite a bit of water but it is worth it in my o…
Not entirely sure if I’m doing something wrong but my plant isn’t growing and is rather browning on some of the leaves 😰 going to research a bit and see what I can do to make my child grow!
SHES SO PRETTYYYY but loves humidity and can be temperamental with the slightest root or pot issues. but she’s so lovely and now that it’s spring time she has flowers !
How to care for Green Prayer Plant
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 located in New York, NY.
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July 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New York is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
July 25th, 2021
New York is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to decrease by 5.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
July 26th, 2021
This month, New York is getting an average of 12.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.9 total hours of da…
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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in New York, NY ☀️.️
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.
July 19th, 2021
The growing potential in New York is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …