Prayer Plant

Regular price R 375.00
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Scientific Name: Maranta leuroneura 
Synonyms: Prayer Plant, Herringbone Plant

  • Eye-catching foliage
  • Leaves move with the light
  • Loves high humidity
  • Easy Care cousin of the Calathea gang
  • Funky growth habit

Our Prayer Plant comes in a 12cm Nursery Pot. 

Few people can resist the mesmerizing foliage of the Prayer Plant, with its curved reddish segments and layered hues of green. And neither should you! Coming straight from the Brazilian Rainforest, this beautiful plant companion will instantly become a welcomed member of your own home.

Prayer Plant received its name from its daily habit of folding up its leaves at night 'to pray'. Just another one of its quirky attributes. Place Maranta in a well-lit space, in a neutral coloured pot, and you've got yourself a statement plant if there ever was one!

They tend to grow flat and outwards, best appreciated from above.

Please note: Marantha are pet and human safe, but to look their best prefer to be out of reach od curious critters.


Follow these instructions to keep your Prayer Plant healthy and happy.

Water: Keep soil evenly moist and do not let it dry out. Be careful however not to overwater. 
Light: Medium indirect light to prevent the foliage from fading
Humidity: Medium to high humidity is important, best placed on a pebble tray.
Fertilize: Balanced Liquid Fertilizer every 2 weeks 

We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.


Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Prayer PlantR 375Plantify - Urban Plantery
Prayer PlantR 375Plantify - Urban Plantery
Prayer PlantR 375Plantify - Urban Plantery
Prayer PlantR 375Plantify - Urban Plantery
Prayer PlantR 375Plantify - Urban Plantery

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