Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana
Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana is an evergreen plant with patterned leaves originally from Brazil Rainforests that is kept as a house plant for its attractive foliage.
Also commonly known by the name prayer plant because its leaves remind us to two hands praying because its leaves fold upward at night.
Maranta Leuconeura grows approx. up to 30-40cm and it gets bushy because it grows horizontally. The leaves of Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana are oval in shape, colored green-grey, with darker green to brown splashes across the surface. On the other hand, these colors are not visible from the back, not even the vein arrangement.
Maranta Leuconeura is usually placed in the corners of furniture or in a hanging basket because it looks great with a cascade look.
Everyone should have a maranta at home because they are pet-friendly and air purifier plants that improve the quality of the air. Because of this, marantas are perfects plants for bedrooms and living rooms.