The Maranta Lemon Lime is one of the rarer types of this family. They have striking light green veins which are almost neon in colour, sat on dark green leaves. They certainly are an eye-cacthing plant.
They are part of the prayer plant family, meaning their leaves fold up at night. like praying hands, then fold back down in the morning to catch the sun. The cleaner their leaves are, the more light they can absorb which means their colours will get even brighter! So much sure you use a cloth on your plant to really get the best results.
Where do I come from?
Marantas are native to Central and South America, mainly in the jungles of Brazil.
They prefer bright indirect light to partial shade, with no prolonged exposure to direct sun.
They need to be watered regularly and don’t like to dry out between waterings, so keep soil slightly moist.
They love humidity so place it in a watered pebbled tray or place containers of water around your plants which can increase the moisture in the air. It will also benefit from regular misting.
The bathroom can also be a great spot.
Am I Pet Friendly?
For any pet parents out there - this houseplant is non-toxic.
What Size Am I?
I come in a 12cm pot & approx 15/20cm tall