Anthurium Hookeri
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Anthurium Hookeri

Welcome to our guide to the Anthurium Hookeri, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs.

Anthurium Hookeri Care Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Keep moist, check soil weekly and water when 75% of soil is dry.
Fertilizer:A balanced plant feed every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer.
Soil:A mix of orchid bark, perlite and potting compost. 
Humidity:60% or more.
Temperature:18°C to 28°C (64-82°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Other names:Bird’s nest anthurium.
Common issues:Overwatering and plant pests.

Introduction

The Anthurium hookeri, aka. bird’s nest anthurium, is a huge leaved anthurium with unique red ‘carrots’ of flowers.

See also: Anthurium Soil, Anthurium Balaoanum Care, Anthurium Metallicum Care, Anthurium Splendidum Care, Anthurium Villenaorum, Anthurium Magnificum.

Light Needs

Give them bright but indirect sunlight, and they will thrive.

How Often To Water Anthurium Hookeri

Check the soil each week with your finger and let them almost dry out before watering again. The soil should stay slightly moist but not become waterlogged.

Fertilizer

Feed it a balanced plant feed every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer months to encourage growth..

Soil

Ideally, use a mix of orchid bark, perlite and potting compost. For more on hw to make your own easily, see our guide: Anthurium Soil.

When to Repot Anthurium Hookeri

They will probably not need to be repotted each year, but check the plant at Easter time and repot it if it has outgrown its current pot or it about to. Make sure the roots have space to grow in the warmer growing months.

Humidity

60% or more, they will do so much better if given high humidity levels.

Temperature

Aim for 18°C to 28°C (64-82°F) n the daytime and above 10°C (50°F) at night.

How to Propagate Anthurium Hookeri

This plant can be propagated by division at the base or stem cuttings. For more, see our guide: Anthurium Propagation.

Other Names

Bird’s nest anthurium.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

Anthurium Hookeri FAQs and Common Problems

Overwatering and plant pests are the main issues, let the soil almost dry out completely before watering again. And check the leaves for pests weekly.

Other Articles You Might Like

There you have it, here ends our guide to this beautiful plant. You might also like our other articles:

Anthurium Soil, Anthurium Balaoanum Care, Anthurium Metallicum Care, Anthurium Splendidum Care, Anthurium Villenaorum.

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