Green Prayer Plant
4.5 out of 5 (211 experiences)
About Green Prayer Plant
Green Prayer Plant is a super popular houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and having large, lush leaves with a whopping 4344 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Green Prayer Plant likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Green Prayer Plant belongs to the maranta genus, and is native to Brazil.
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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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 18th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…
January 18th, 2022
Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 24.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per…
January 13th, 2022
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 5.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 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 ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
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.
January 17th, 2022
The growing potential in Pittsburgh is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best …
What other plant parents say
I love these. They grow so much and I love their prayer activity but they’re also pest magnets (spider mites 😖) so you gotta keep an eye out for that. And they’re sensitive to tap water and will likely brown if you use tap. May need distilled or filtered water.
Overall a great plant! I’ve loved it so far. The “praying” action at night is so cool. It is a bit sensitive to light and especially humidity, so the first month took a lot of observing and adjusting my care routine. Once you know a little background information, it’s very easy to figure out what the plant needs based on its behavior. As long as you’re a keen observer and pay attention to what the plant is telling you, you’ll be just fine!