Maranta leuconeura 'Marisela'
Maranta leuconeura 'Marisela' has striking oval leaves, dark green with a herringbone-like pattern of light yellow veining. Like most members of the Marantaceae family, the plant has a unique habit of folding its leaves upwards at night, which is why it's also known as the Marisela Prayer Plant. The plant has a trailing habit, and will eventually cascade over the sides of its pot, growing to about 12-18". As it matures, tiny lavender flowers appear on slender flower stalks, typically in summer.
• Light: Medium to bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Mist periodically or set on a pebble tray to create a humid environment. Pet friendly!
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Maranta 'Marisela' that meets our rigorous quality standards in a your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot – Planters sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos (6" plant shown).
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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Growing well in it's new home! Seeing multiple new leaves is encouraging :)
This plant was safely packed for shipment, and has done very well since delivery. It's thrown out multiple new leaves in the last month, and I've seen no evidence of pests, suggesting it was very well cared for by Pistils and their supplier. I am impressed.
I received my plant in excellent condition all the way to Arkansas! It is very beautiful and healthy. It has transitioned well so far in our new house with lots of windows!