• Yellow Leaves On Anthurium
    Anthurium,  Frequently Asked Questions,  Houseplant Pests and Problems

    Yellow Leaves On Anthurium

    Our guide to yellow leaves on anthurium and similar issues. Read on for how to resolve them... Reasons for yellow leaves on an anthurium are: Over watering The main reason for yellowing leaves is over watering. If you’ve overwatered it (or maybe have), take the plant out of its soil and check the roots. If they are white you are ok, but if they are brown then root rot could well be setting in. Let the plant dry out for a few hours before potting up in dry soil. You can cut off the yellow leaves too, as long as they’re are some good ones left. It’s a good idea…

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  • Anthurium Villenaorum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Villenaorum

    Your Anthurium Villenaorum needs a lot of humidity and a very well draining potting medium to thrive in your home… Anthurium Villenaorum Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when top 25% of soil is dry, check it twice a week. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer using high nitrogen feed. Soil: Very well draining compost with added perlite. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Lack of humidity. Introduction Originally from Peru, the anthurium villenaorum is a small rare houseplant with it’s teardrop shaped leaves, with prominently-veined leaves, almost philodendron gloriousum-like. The veins are…

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  • Anthurium Luxurians
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Luxurians Care

    The key to Anthurium Luxurians Care is to up the humidity above normal household levels… Anthurium Luxurians Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 40% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A well-diluted nitrogen fertilizer once a month in summer. Soil: A well draining potting compost. Humidity: 70%. Temperature: 20-30°C (68-86°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Crispy leaves due to low humidity. Introduction The anthurium luxurians is an impressive small leaved plant with coriaceous, blister-patterned leaves. We run down all you need to know… See also: Anthurium Warocqueanum, Anthurium Corrugatum Care, Alocasia Tiny Dancer, Philodendron White Knight, Philodendron…

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  • Anthurium Warocqueanum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Warocqueanum

    Welcome to our guide to the anthurium warocqueanum care. We run down all you need to know about everyone’s favorite wishlist plant… Anthurium Warocqueanum Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when top 25% of soil is dry, check twice a week. Fertilizer: Once a month in spring and summer, with a well-diluted high nitrogen fertilizer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, perlite and compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Lack of humidity issues like crisping. Introduction The anthurium warocqueanum is a really stunning anthurium with elongated droplet shaped leaves, originally from Columbia. If you don’t already…

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  • Anthurium Wendlingeri
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Wendlingeri Care

    We cover all you need to know about anthurium wendlingeri care… Anthurium Wendlingeri Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when top half of soil is dry, check once a week in winter, twice in summer. Fertilizer: Feed a high nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A specialist anthurium compost or a mix of orchid bark, perlite, and potting compost. Humidity: 60-80%. Temperature: 18°C-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Leaf crisping and browning due to low humidity.  Introduction The anthurium wendlingeri is a stand out plant rare houseplant due to it’s long hanging…

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  • Anthurium Falcatum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Falcatum Care

    Welcome to our guide to anthurium falcatum care, we run down all you need to know… Anthurium Falcatum Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top half of soil is wet, check twice a week in summer and once in winter. Fertilizer: A balanced plant feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A mix of compost, orchid bark and perlite. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 20-27°C (68-81°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot due to overwatering, leaf browning due to lack of humidity. Introduction The anthurium falcatum is a real stunner with it’s t-shaped glossy dark green…

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  • Anthurium Balaoanum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Balaoanum Care

    Welcome to our guide to anthurium balaoanum care… Anthurium Balaoanum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 25% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced plant feed once a month in the spring and summer months. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, perlite and potting compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 30°C (64-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Pests like mealybugs. Introduction Known for its thin, leathery leaves the anthurium balaoanum is an easy to care for climbing anthurium. Light Needs This plant will thrive in bright indirect sunlight. Don’t let it get midday direct sun…

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  • Anthurium Metallicum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Metallicum Care

    We cover all you need to know about anthurium metallicum care, make sure you maintain a high humidity level and other than that they are easy to care for… Anthurium Metallicum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check once a week, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced plant feed once a month in the spring and summer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, perlite and normal compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 15°C to 25°C (59-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot from over watering. Introduction The anthurium metallicum is another long thin strap-leaved anthurium, originating…

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  • Anthurium Brownii
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Brownii Care

    In this article we cover all you need to know about anthurium brownii care… Anthurium Brownii Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check once a week, only water if the top third of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high nitrogen feed once a month in summer. Soil: A really well draining chunky mix with perlite. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot, leaves dropping or browning. Introduction An absolute stunner the anthurium brownii has some of the most stand out leaves in the business! They are curly and ribbed and almost like a…

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  • Anthurium Green Mamba
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    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. Humidity: 60-70%. 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. Introduction The anthurium green mamba is a hybrid between the anthurum papillilaminum and magnificum. It’s known for its big veined, glossy…

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