Fishbone Prayer Plant

Ctenanthe burle marx

Sunshine Coast Plant Varieties
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Fishbone Prayer Plant Description

Ctenanthe burle-marxii is a small houseplant that makes for the perfect tabletop of shelf plant.

With it’s unique foliage markings – its bright green leaves are covered with striped bands as well as deep purple on the undersides and stems.

Fishbone Prayer Plant Maintenance

Ctenanthe burle-marxii is a great low-maintenance plant for indoors and outdoors.

Keep the plant’s appearance tidy by removing dead or dying leaves, and trim overgrown leaves, if desired. Re-pot every couple of years to encourage new growth.

Fishbone Prayer Plant Alternative Names

Ctenanthe burle-marxii, commonly known as Fishbone Prayer Plant, Burle Marx Ctenanthe or Never Never Plant, is native to south Central America to south east Brazil.

In its native habitat it grows as a tropical woodland understory plant