Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii - Fishbone Prayer Plant

$ 28.00

Ctenanthe burle-marxii is a compact houseplant that makes a bold tropical statement. Its bright green leaves are striped with alternating lance-shaped bands, and have deep purple undersides and stems. Ctenanthe (along with their close relatives Calatheas and Marantas) are commonly called "Prayer Plants" because their leaves lie flat by day, but fold upwards in the evenings. Ctenanthe burle-marxii is nicknamed the "Fishbone Prayer Plant" due to the unique leaf pattern. 

Ctenanthe burle-marxii is a low maintenance plant, great for beginners. Place in medium to bright indirect light and water when the top 1-2" of soil feel dry. Mist periodically.

Ships in a 6" plastic nursery pot. Leaves measure 3-4" long and 1-2" wide. Each specimen has multiple clumps, eventually growing to about 12-18". Some natural variation in size and appearance may occur.

Marbled Clay Cachepot sold separately. Includes detailed care instructions.


Items in our Specimen Plants collection require special pre-shipping preparation, and ship within 5-7 days. You'll receive a shipping notification email with tracking when your order ships. Box warmer included at no additional charge as necessary during cold months.

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