The Maranta Lemon Lime plant, scientifically known as Maranta leuconeura, is a striking and visually captivating houseplant that belongs to the Marantaceae family. This tropical plant is renowned for its exquisite foliage, characterized by broad, elliptical leaves with vibrant patterns and colors, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and interior decorators alike.
The most distinctive feature of the Maranta Lemon Lime plant is its unique leaf pattern. The leaves are predominantly green with eye-catching lemon-lime streaks and veins, creating a mesmerizing contrast that instantly draws attention. The variegated pattern is not only visually appealing but also adds a touch of liveliness to any indoor space.
In addition to its aesthetic charm, the Maranta Lemon Lime plant is popular for its movement. It exhibits nyctinasty, a natural phenomenon where the leaves open and close in response to light changes, giving the plant an intriguing and dynamic quality. During the day, the leaves expand and absorb light for photosynthesis, and at night, they fold up, resembling praying hands, which has earned it the nickname "Prayer Plant."
It thrives in bright, indirect light, preferring a well-lit spot without direct sunlight, which can scorch its delicate leaves.
Keeping the plant in a humid environment and watering it consistently, allowing the soil to remain evenly moist but not waterlogged, promotes healthy growth.
Well-Drained, Porous potting soil.
This plant should be fertilized once during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.
Maranta Lemon Lime like other plants in the Maranta family, is generally considered non-toxic to humans and pets.
Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. If your plant comes with a clay pot, it will be meticulously bubble wrapped as well. There will be wooden stakes positioned in the soil to support the plant and keep it secured during shipping.
When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.
Our packaging materials are:
100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
Bubblewrap will only be used for clay/ ceramic pots
Wooden stake to support the plant.
*All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants with protective packaging. Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. All plants are guaranteed for 30 days after arrival. Therefore, please contact us immediately via email@example.com if you receive your package and are not satisfied.
When you purchase online, your plants have to go through lots of stress while traveling so they may need a few days to adjust to their new environment and thrive. If your plant does not perk back up after a few days of care, let us know and we will send replacements free of charge. Remember that we always try our best to accommodate you.
It’s advised that you should repot the plant as soon as you get it. After repotting, your new houseplant will most likely struggle with transplant shock. It may appear droopy, faded, or have a slower growth rate than usual during this time. This is completely normal, and it’s also normal for transplant shock to hit especially hard after repotting a brand-new houseplant. To make sure your plant has plenty of time to adjust to its new surroundings, wait a day after potting and water your plant. Make sure any excess water drains completely from the pot afterward. Monitor your soil’s moisture levels daily to start creating a watering routine. To help perk up your new houseplant, we recommend adding a little water-soluble fertilizer, compost, or sugar water to your soil to boost its nutrients and help it grow.