Maranta ‘Lemon Lime’ (young plant)


The Lemon Lime variety is one of the more interesting varieties of colorful arrowroot. This houseplant forms densely leafy clumps reaching 30 cm in height. Its beautiful, egg-shaped leaves have a velvety texture and eye-catching colors. They regularly form a compact clump with short shoots. The underside of the leaves is purple, while the outside is multi-colored. The dark green of the surface of the leaves is intertwined with the bright one, and bright orange, contrasting arched patterns run along the main nerves. The middle of each leaf is additionally decorated with bright accents. The leaves appear small white flowers practically all year round, however, the main decoration is colorful leaves.

Advantages of arrowroot

  • leaves with an interesting ornament
  • compact, regular form
  • quite rapid growth
  • small requirements

Requirements and care for arrowroot

Maranta leuconeura likes bright places, but not directly sunny. The substrate should be slightly moist, fertile, well-drained and slightly acidic. Water the plant with lukewarm, boiled and distilled water. Maranta likes high humidity, so if we have dry air in the apartment, it is worth systematically spraying it. Maranta hates drafts or too wet, flooded ground. Feels best in the kitchen or bathroom, where the humidity is higher.

The plant is sold in a pot with a diameter of 7 cm. Plant height measured with the pot is approx. 15-20 cm.