Plant Care Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

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

About Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant is a popular houseplant 🌿 that 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 391 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Maranta leuconeura 'Lemon Lime'
Maranta
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

Also known as

Lemon Lime Maranta and Maranta 'Lemon Lime'

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

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5"
☀️ Light

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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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

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 in your home 🏡.

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant Light Requirements →

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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💨 Humidity

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Lemon Lime Prayer Plant →


💩 Fertilizer

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant is native to Central, South America and the Caribbean.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


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 3
Lemon Lime Prayer Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
@jordugh avatar
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leaf-1 33 Plants
xp 1,423 XP
globe Baltimore, MD
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
@Paris avatar
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leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 902 XP
globe Scottsdale, AZ
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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