PlantsCtenanthe→Fishbone Prayer Plant (Ctenanthe burle-marxii)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Bright green to silvery-green upper with alternating dark bands resembling fish bone design; maroon-red reverse.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Sporadically throughout the year.
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Ctenanthe scale? by Planthappy Jan 3, 2021 5:36 PM 2
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Ctenanthe Burle Marxii slowly wilting. by Roarstor Sep 22, 2019 1:38 AM 3
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