How To Propagate Prayer Plants

Steps to propagate a prayer plant via water propagation

  • STEP 1 – Identify a node. Identify a node – a bump on the stem that leaves grow out of. Look for a branch on the mother
  • STEP 2 – cut at the node. Cut just below the node, so the node leaves the parent plant and goes onto the cutting.
  • STEP 3 – Remove lower leaves. Remove any lower leaves that will fall in the
  • How do you propagate a prayer plant leaf?

    Why are the tips of my prayer plant turning brown?

    Too Little Soil Moisture

    If your prayer plant has brown tips or leaf margins and you are not watering very frequently, too little moisture could be the problem. The members of the Marantaceae family like to have moist – but not soggy or waterlogged – soil.

    Why do the leaves on my prayer plant curl up?

    Leaves will curl if the plant is cold, or excessively dry from constant warm airflow. Your Prayer Plant is a tropical plant, so it will thrive in more humid environments. Increase the humidity around your plant by misting the leaves on a regular basis, using a pebble tray, or moving a humidifier nearby.

    Why do plants perk up at night?

    As such, during the day, the plant leaves will lower or spread out to absorb moisture or catch rain. At night, this adapted behavior helps the plant retain water by folding leaves inwards— that way any water droplets can be stored as they trickle down to the plant instead of evaporating.

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