This gorgeous plant has large, rounded leaves with striking patterns in bold shades of green, purple and red.
An evergreen tropical plant, its leaves are marvels of nature, and will enliven any space. Prayer plants open their leaves each morning and close them each night, evoking hands in prayer.
how this nature nurtures you
Prayer plants are expert air purifiers, filtering toxins and impurities out of your environment.
In traditional medicine, they are regarded for their anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties.
They follow the circadian rhythm, and symbolize gratitude with the daily dance of their leaves, reminding us to celebrate and give thanks for the cycles of nature.
how to nurture your nature
ORIGINThe jungles of Brazil and the Americas
WATERThink jungle. They like to be moist, but not soggy. Water when top 3 centimeters of soil feels dry
LIGHTWill tolerate low light, but prefers medium, indirect light
TEMPERATURE16-30 degrees Celsius
HUMIDITYEnjoys humidity, but does not require it. Mist occasionally.
TOXICITYNon-toxic to humans and animals
FERTILIZERFeed every month in the spring and summer with an all purpose fertilizer. Apply to damp soil so you don't burn the roots.
Watch the beautiful time-lapse of a prayer plant from night to day.