PlantsMarantaMaranta

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: Clump forming, 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Deciduous
Variegated
Other: Leaves are flat but fold up in the evening.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is my maranta growing there? by norbert122 Sep 24, 2021 9:29 PM 5
thrip damage on maranta by ilonaliss Sep 21, 2021 10:01 PM 1
New plant excitement by purpleinopp Sep 19, 2021 8:56 AM 46
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At loss on this one by Gina1960 Aug 7, 2021 7:23 PM 25
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Maranta cutting rooting but the leaves are drying/dying? by LaurelLeaves May 21, 2021 5:03 PM 0

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