All About Prayer Plants

Hello! This video is all about Maranta and Calathea. I talk about my experience with them, facts, and general care. Enjoy and please share and tips or tricks of you own regarding these plants....

Trendy terrariums: Plants can thrive with no care in Wardian cases - Indiana Gazette

Whether in the home or on a ship, plants in Wardian cases need little care. The small amount of water that the leaves give off in their humid environment condenses on the glass and dribbles back to the roots. Oxygen released each day from photosynthesis is used each night in respiration. Ward reputedly grew ferns in one of his cases for 15 years without any care at all.

Choose plants...


  1. Prayer plants are some of the most beautiful houseplants you can find. They’re great in hanging baskets as they spread low and wide. Whether you’re just starting out with houseplants or an an expert grower, the prayer plant is an excellent choice.
  2. Although prayer plant houseplant is somewhat tolerant of low light conditions, it does best in bright, indirect sunlight. The prayer plant prefers well-drained soil and requires high humidity to thrive. Prayer plant houseplants should be kept moist, but not soggy. Use warm water and feed prayer ...
  3. The prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura) is a tender evergreen perennial grown today as a popular cascading house plant.It’s one of the Western world’s top ten house plants, thanks to the foliage that continues to fascinate us and captivate our hearts.
  4. How to Care for a Prayer Plant. Prayer plants, also known as Maranta leuconeura, are colorful perennials, ideal for rooms on the east or north side of your house where light levels are generally low. They have oval-shaped leaves splashed...
  5. After two or three years, a single prayer plant may have a 1-foot spread. Multiple plants may begin trailing over the edges of a shared pot. When a container plant becomes leggy or too wide for its pot, cut it back to the soil line. Use clean, sharp pruning shears disinfected between cuts with a rag dipped in rubbing alcohol.
Someone told me this is a prayer plant.
Photo by Big Grey Mare on Flickr

leaves garden bokeh raindrops prayerplant
Photo by Sharon Mollerus on Flickr

plants prayerplant houseplants falsearalia
Photo by jfinnirwin on Flickr