Questions tagged [prayer-plants]

Common name of the family (Marantaceae) containing the following genera: Maranta, Calatheas, Stromanthe. Use this with questions about care, propagation and identification of Maranta, Calatheas, Stromanthe and other prayer plants.

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What are the brown spots on the leaves of this plant, is it dangerous and how can I treat it?

Rookie houseplant owner here. I have this beautiful plant (first question, does anyone know what it is)? It seems quite healthy, growing new leaves every week but one side has more and more brown ...
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What's wrong with my Ctenanthe?

These brown spots are appearing on the leaves of my Ctenanthe and I'm not sure what is causing it. I am keeping the soil moist but not too much, high humidity levels and no direct sunlight. The spots ...
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Help with my Calathea - strange blue and clear spots?

I recently found that my Calathea plant has these clear spots on them that are sticky to touch. It has created many translucent spots on the leaves and I am very concerned that it is dying. [
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How to care for calathea plants

I have chosen to grow Calathea as an indoor plant, but how should I care for them? How should I overcome the problems that occur during their growth?
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Yellow Leaves Calathea Medallion

I bought this Calathea earlier in the year (UK based) and it’s recently started to show yellow leaves, see pictures. It’s had about 3-4 yellow leaves now, all of them at the bottom of the plant ...
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What causes yellow spots on Calathea Warscewiczii's leafs?

So I bought this Calathea about two weeks ago and the leafs were like that when I got it, however, for preventative measures, I'm wondering what causes these yellow spots on the leaf like that. Is it ...
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I noticed some tiny white bugs on my Calathea, could they be responsible for this?

Recently I acquired a new Calathea and upon bringing it home I gave the plant a wipe down. I found there are what looks like tiny tiny specks of dust on the underside of the leafs so I wiped them off ...