Maranta arundinacea – Arrowroot

Arrowroot is a member of the Marantaceae commonly known for the ‘Prayer Plants’ which are grown for their decorative leaves.  In contrast M. arundinacea is grown very much for its starchy rhizomes, although there is a cultivar with variegated leaves.

Arrowroot, Maranta arundinacea

Maranta arundinacea – Arrowroot

At present our plant is restricted in size by its pot however we look forward to vigorous growth once it is planted out in the raised bed.

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