We run down everything to you need to know about Anthurium Splendidum Care…
Anthurium Splendidum Care Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check weekly, water if top 40% of soil is dry.|
|Fertilizer:||A well-diluted fertilizer with a high nitrogen content once a month in summer.|
|Soil:||A mixture of orchid mix and compost|
|Temperature:||18°C to 25°C (64-77°F).|
|Where to buy:||Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.|
|Common issues:||Mold, bacteria and other pests on the leaves.|
The anthurium splendidum has to be seen to be believed, with it’s amazing pebble-leaf texture. It originates from Central America and is a really great looking rare house plant…
Bright indirect sunlight is best to encourage growth of those leaves.
How Often to Water
You should water your anthurium splendidum when the top 40% of soil is dry. Check it twice a week.
Anthurium Splendidum Care Fertilizer
Feed once a month in summer, with a well-diluted fertilizer with a high nitrogen content.
An anthurium splendidum needs a very well draining compost, a mixture of orchid mix with your compost is great.
When To Repot
Check your plant in Spring and repot them up a size or two if they need it.
Anthurium Splendidum Care Humidity
The ideal humidity is 60% or even 70%.
18°C to 25°C (64-77°F) is best, so they don’t need special requirements in most homes other than to not let them get too cold in winter.
Where To Buy
Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
Anthurium Splendidum Care FAQs and Common Problems
Keep an eye out for mold and bacteria as well as other pests on the leaves. Check them at watering time each week. Another common issue is that you can get crispy or brown leaves from lack of humidity, in this case mist the plants regularly.