Variegated Maranta Leuconeura Kercho *rare*
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Variegated Maranta leuconeura Kercho is a rare and unique tropical houseplant that is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Also known as the Prayer Plant, it features striking variegated foliage that makes it an eye-catching addition to any indoor space.
The leaves of the Variegated Maranta leuconeura Kercho are large, oval-shaped, and coloured in a beautiful green shade with creamy-white markings. The variegated pattern of the leaves creates a stunning visual display that can complement any home decor style.
The plant's foliage is also known for its unique characteristic of folding up at night, as if in prayer. This fascinating behaviour adds to the plant's appeal, making it an intriguing addition to any collection.
The Variegated Maranta leuconeura Kercho is a relatively low-maintenance plant that prefers bright, indirect light and moderate humidity. It is also known to be pet-friendly, making it a safe and healthy addition to any home.
As a rare and highly sought-after plant, the Variegated Maranta leuconeura Kercho is not widely available and can be difficult to find. It is a true gem for plant collectors and enthusiasts and a valuable addition to any indoor plant collection.
Maranta plants are hardy and easy-care indoor plants. The leaves lie flat during the day and fold upward at night, as if in prayer. Prayer plants are low-maintenance. As a plant that is native to the Brazilian rainforests, Maranta prefers bright indirect sunlight, high humidity, and well-drained soil that has a high humus content
Maranta Leuconeura Kercho care level
These plants are not tricky to manage so are recommended if you have just a little experience of houseplants but you must be confident that you won't overwater and you have access to good light.
Where should I put this plant?
Maranta can take low or direct light.
How should I water this plant?
The Maranta Leuconeura Kercho plant likes to be watered only when the top 2 inches of soil are dry to the touch. During the summer months, you need to water regularly.
Should I feed this houseplant?
Maranta Leuconeura Kercho can be given a liquid feed once a month during the spring and summer months. Have a look at our vegan, organic plant food! (link)
Is this houseplant suitable if I have pets?
Like most Maranta varieties, it is mildly toxic to pets. The problems with toxicity come from ingestion but it takes a large amount for symptoms to occur.
What size is this plant?
W14cm X H25cm
If you would like more information on caring for houseplants, please have a look at our video here
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot