Anthurium Green Mamba
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Anthurium Green Mamba Care

A practical, no-nonsense guide to anthurium green mamba care

Anthurium Green Mamba Care Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Water when top 40% of soil is dry, check twice a week in spring and summer, once a week in autumn and winter.
Fertilizer:Feed it a high nitrogen feed once a month in summer.
Soil:A very well draining compost with added perlite.
Temperature:18°C to 25°C (64-77°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Under and overwatering, leaf browning.


The anthurium green mamba is a hybrid between the anthurum papillilaminum and magnificum. It’s known for its big veined, glossy heart shaped leaves.

Light Needs

Bright indirect sunlight is ideal. Make sure it doesn’t get direct light.

How Often to Water An Anthurium Green Mamba

Check twice a week in spring and summer, and once a week in autumn and winter. Water when the top 40% of soil is dry.


Feed it a high nitrogen feed once a month in summer.


A very well draining compost with added perlite is essential to avoid root rot.

For more on anthurium soil (what to buy and how to make your own) see our guide here: Anthurium Soil.

When To Repot

Spring is the best time to repot your anthurium green mamba. Check it’s roots and make sure that it has space to grow over the coming spring and summer months.

Anthurium Green Mamba Humidity

60-70% humidity is essential for a healthy plant, they really like it high. So put them in a humid place and keep an eye on them and mist them in the drier months.


18°C to 25°C (64-77°F) is the best temperature range for growth.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

Other Names

Papillilaminum x magnificum.

Anthurium Green Mamba Care FAQs and Common Problems

Any problems with an anthurium green mamba will show on the leaves. Common issues are leaf browning which is most likely due to over or under watering. But could also be due to pests. Make sure you check the soil regularly but only water it if the top layer is dry.

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