Fishbone Prayer Plant

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  • Green, Yellow & Purple Foliage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Purifying Plant
  • Needs Bright Indirect Light

A bold option with a tropical attitude. It is easy to see why this plant got its name. The Fishbone Prayer Plant has bright green oval shaped foliage with pale yellow bands. The leaves curl up in the evening revealing deep purple undersides. This plant is also pet friendly!

Best Locations For Growing Fishbone Prayer Plant

When picking a place to put the Fishbone Prayer Plant, be sure to pick a room that faces South or West. That will provide the right amount of light required. This plant needs bright indirect light. Direct light causes leaves to burn.

Fishbone Prayer Plant Sunlight Requirements

The Fishbone Prayer Plant should be placed in medium to bright indirect light that has plenty of humidity. This plant will work well in a family room, bedroom, or kitchen.

Fishbone Prayer Plant Care

Soil should be well drained. A mix of peat moss, sand, and loam is optimal. A shallow pot with good drainage should be used. When necessary, cut back leaves that have aged with sharp shears. Re-pot in the spring. When selecting a pot, be sure to pick a size that is only one inch larger than the plant.

Watering Fishbone Prayer Plant

The Fishbone Prayer Plant benefits from regular watering. Keep soil moist by using room temperature to lukewarm water, when watering. Do not use cold water.

Feeding Fishbone Prayer Plant

From spring to fall, fertilize every two weeks with an all-purpose fertilizer.

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.