5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Rabbit's Foot Overview
Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoveana is a clump-forming evergreen perennial with intricately patterned leaves. Originating from Brazil, It typically grows up to 30cm high and is often kept as a house plant for its attractive foliage. It is also known commonly by the names Rabbit Tracks and Rabbit's Foot, amongst others. These names refer directly to the leaf patterning, leaves are oval in shape, coloured green-grey, with darker green to brown splashes across the surface. This natural variant originates from tropical Brazil. Delicate white flowers with small amounts of purple shading on the throat are produced in the summer. These are very short-lived, usually opening and closing within a day. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Common problems with Rabbit's Foot
Check under the leaves for fluffy white Mealybugs. Leaf mottling and fine dusty webbing is a key symptom associated with Spider Mite.
How to harvest Rabbit's Foot
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Rabbit's Foot
Special features of Rabbit's Foot
Some of our favourite plants to grow indoors as houseplants.