Although prayer plant houseplant is somewhat tolerant of low light conditions, it does best in bright, indirect sunlight. The prayer plant prefers well-drained soil and requires high humidity to thrive. Prayer plant houseplants should be kept moist, but not soggy. Use warm water and feed prayer plant houseplants every two weeks, from spring through fall, with an all-purpose fertilizer. During winter dormancy, the soil should be kept drier. Keep in mind, however, that dry air can also be a problem in winter; therefore, placing the prayer plant among several houseplants can help create more humid conditions, misting daily with warm water. Placing a bowl of water near the plant or setting its container on top of a shallow dish of pebbles and water is also helpful. However, do not allow the prayer plant to sit directly in water.
Native to the American Tropics, this stunning house plant’s leaves are threaded with bright red veins, as well as attractively patterned along their midrib with yellow-green splotches. All in all, it’s a beautiful plant, and curious too, as the leaves spend all day slowly moving around, so your plant will always look different. Their common name is the Prayer Plant
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