Maranta arundinacea

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Arrowroot Maranta arundinacea

“Frequently used in gluten-free, paleo cooking


Watering an arrowroot depends on humidity and weather of the location but generally wants a consistenly moist soil.


Must be in bright location, but the arrowroot does not tolerate direct sunlight.


  • Propagation is possible by dividing the root ball and by head cuttings. For propagation through head cuttings, cut off a four-leaf cuttings and place them in a small pot.
  • The substrate for cultivation is a mixture of peat and sand. If the soil is kept evenly moist and warm, the roots sprout after about four to six weeks.
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