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Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

4.8 out of 5 (5 experiences)

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

Also known as

Lemon Lime Maranta and Maranta 'Lemon Lime'

Taxonomy

Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura 'Lemon Lime'
Maranta
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Water

How often to water your Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Water needs for Lemon Lime Prayer Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Lemon Lime 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 Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Lemon Lime Prayer Plant in your home

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

Lemon Lime 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lemon Lime Prayer Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lemon Lime 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 Lemon Lime Prayer Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Lemon Lime 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.

What other plant parents say

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Nataliaalvarez26 avatar
@Nataliaalvarez26
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 78 XP
05/27/2021

i love the way the leaves move from day to night!

Fast grower Fast grower
Jordugh avatar
@Jordugh
leaf-1 49 Plants
xp 1,219 XP
globe Baltimore, Maryland
04/26/2021

I got her at a box store and she has been a gem from day one. Putting out two new leaves currently and just constantly a joy.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Paris avatar
@Paris
leaf-1 31 Plants
xp 653 XP
globe Scottsdale, Arizona
03/06/2021

this plant it constantly putting out new leaves!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Browns easily Browns easily

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