Plant Care Red Prayer Plant

Red Prayer Plant

3.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Red Prayer Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Red Prayer Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

About Red Prayer Plant

Red 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 browning easily and having large, lush leaves with a whopping 276 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Red 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 var. erythroneura
Maranta
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Red Prayer Plant

Water

How often to water your Red Prayer Plant

Water needs for Red Prayer Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Red 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 Red Prayer Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Red Prayer Plant in your home

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

Red 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 Red Prayer Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Red Prayer Plant

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

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Care Summary for Red Prayer Plant

Red Prayer Plant

Red 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

Red Prayer Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Red Prayer Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Red Prayer Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Red Prayer Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Bloomsbyvel avatar
@Bloomsbyvel
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 824 XP
globe North Brunswick Township, NJ
03/03/2022

Still trying to figure this one out. So stressful 😨

Browns easily Browns easily

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