The ultimate plant care guide for an Anthurium
An Anthurium is a type of plant that comes in many different shapes and sizes! It's a humidity-loving plant from the tropical rain forests of South-America where it enjoys the high temperatures and humidity.
To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.
How to take care of an Anthurium
In this ultimate guide to taking care of the plant, we're looking at everything you need to know to be able to take care of your Anthurium in your house. The guide will set up you for success and teaches you how to help your Anthurium thrive!
1. How to take care of an Anthurium
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The Anthurium is a beautiful plant from the rain forests of South-America and comes in many shapes and sizes. If you love tropical plants, but want something more than just a plant with dark green leaves, the Anthurium is the perfect plant for you! In this plant care guide, we're going to look at how you can help your Anthurium thrive.
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Frequently asked questions
How should you water the Anthurium?
The Anthurium likes to be watered occasionally, but also needs to soil to dry out slightly. Water when the top of the soil has dried out.
How much sunlight does the Anthurium need?
The Anthurium does best in a spot where it gets bright, indirect sunlight. This spot is always bright but never gets direct sunlight.
How much fertilizer does the Anthurium need?
The Anthurium should be fertilizing once at the beginning of spring and once at the beginning of the summer for optimal growth.
What is the best soil for the Anthurium?
The Anthurium prefers a moist growing environment, so you'll need soil that holds onto water well. You can use vermiculite and coconut coir to hold onto more moisture.
What is the ideal temperature for the Anthurium?
The Anthurium prefers a spot that consistently stays between 18 - 29°C (64 - 84°F).
How do you propagate the Anthurium?
To propagate the Anthurium, you can remove seeds / bulbs from the parent plant and grow the baby Anthurium's into an adult plant.
How often should you repot the Anthurium?
You should repot your Anthurium once every 2 year(s). This helps your Anthurium to stay healthy for many years.
Is the Anthurium easy to take care of?
The Anthurium is not the best plant for beginners, but also not very difficult to take care of.
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