Maranta Watermelon HB (Maranta Leuconeura var. Erythroneura)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Maranta Watermelon HB (Maranta Leuconeura var. Erythroneura).
Mature Height 12-18 inches.
Mature Width Up to 12 inches.
Spacing Allow 12-18 inches between plants.
Sunlight Thrives in bright, indirect light.
Temperature Tolerance Prefers temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C).
Watering Needs Moderate, keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Growth Rate Moderate.
Difficulty Level Easy to moderate care.
Grows Well Indoors Yes, thrives indoors with bright, indirect light.
Flowering Time Typically blooms in late spring to early summer.
Origin Native to Southeast Asia.

Maranta Watermelon HB: A Stunning Addition to Your Garden

Maranta Watermelon HB, also known as Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura, is a beautiful tropical plant that can add a touch of elegance to any garden. With its vibrant foliage and unique patterns, this Maranta variety is a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Here's everything you need to know about growing and caring for Maranta Watermelon HB.

How to Grow

Maranta Watermelon HB thrives in well-draining soil and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor environments. It prefers bright, indirect light and should be protected from direct sunlight. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize the plant during the growing season to support healthy growth.

Care Tips

To keep your Maranta Watermelon HB healthy, maintain high humidity and avoid drafts. Regularly mist the leaves and use a pebble tray to enhance humidity levels. Prune damaged or yellowing leaves to encourage new growth. Protect the plant from strong winds and extreme temperatures.


Maranta Watermelon HB is a versatile plant suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings. Its distinctive watermelon-like patterns on the leaves make it an eye-catching addition to gardens, patios, or as a houseplant. The common name "Watermelon" reflects its unique foliage.

Planting Tips

When planting Maranta Watermelon HB, use a well-draining potting mix for containers or ensure the garden soil has good drainage. Place the plant in bright, indirect light and avoid direct sunlight. Water thoroughly after planting and maintain consistent moisture levels. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental conditions.


To keep your Maranta Watermelon HB thriving, maintain high humidity levels and prune as needed. Clean the leaves regularly to remove dust and enhance the plant's appearance. Fertilize during the growing season to promote healthy foliage. Protect from drafts and extreme temperatures for optimal care.



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