Ctenanthe burle marxii (Calathea)
Fishbone Prayer Plant
The Burle Marxii is a plant that has many different names, from Calathea, Ctenanthe to Fishbone Prayer Plant. A stunning plant by any name! The striped, deep green fishbone pattern stands out beautifully on the light green leaf. Will thrive in all light conditions making this an ideal plant for any room.
||NOT safe for kids or pets
||Aglaonema, Pothos, Fern
|Level of Care:
||Easy: A great beginner plant.
||Bright indirect light is best but will tolerate low-moderate or flourescent light conditions.
||Medium-High. You can place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water, use a humidifier or mist regularty to increase indoor humidity.
||Moist, but never wet, soggy conditions. Let top 1"- 2" of soil dry in between waterings. Less frequent in winter.
||Regular potting mix; very well draining. Adding perlite can increase drainage.
||Fertilize monthly with balanced houseplant fertilizer during spring and summer.
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