Ctenanthe burle-marxii (Fishbone Prayer Plant)

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Ctenanthe burle-marxii (Fishbone Prayer Plant)

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Ctenanthe burle-marxii (Fishbone Prayer Plant) a perennial with leaves that have a fishbone pattern in light and dark green. At night, foliage partially closes and emerges in the morning.

Featuring striped and striking foliage, Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii is an interesting houseplant and perfect for rooms without direct light.

As evergreen perennials, the leaves of Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii remain throughout the year.

Light requirement: Part sun/part shade, Bright indirect sunlight, Medium indirect sunlight, and Low light tolerant

Water requirement: Low

Watering frequency: When top 5cm of potting mix is dry to the touch

Soil: Moist but well-drained, slightly acidic

Skill level: Expert

Growth rate: Slow

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: (1) Due to frost sensitivity, we recommend bringing them indoors during winter or growing in an area protected from strong winter winds and mulching well.
(2) Prune off old dying leaves to keep the plant looking great.

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Low

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally resistant to most pests, but rarely mealybugs, thrips and spider mites

Mature height: 60 cm

Mature width: 30 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Light green with dark green fishbone markings and purple undersides

Variegation: Yes

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: Insignificant

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