Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana (Prayer Plant, Rabbit Tracks)

(Marantaceae) origin: Brazil

An attractive but rather delicate plant requiring a little extra care. The leaves grow in a fairly dense rosette, the mature leaves lying prostrate and the new leaves standing furled and upright. About 5 in. long and I in. wide, the leaves are mid-green with symmetrical blotches of maroon-red on either side of the mid-

Species: Maranta leuconeura Family: Marantacea...

Species: Maranta leuconeura Family: Marantaceae Image No. 4 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

rib between the side veins. Always keep the plant moist, warm and humid, in a shady, draught-free position. If subjected to too much light, the leaves will turn yellow.

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08. February 2013 by admin
Categories: Houseplants, Plants | Tags: , | Comments Off on Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana (Prayer Plant, Rabbit Tracks)


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