Anthurium

  • Anthurium Superbum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Anthurium Superbum

    Welcome to our guide to the Anthurium Superbum all to you need to know about care and propagation… Anthurium Superbum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep them moist but not wet. Fertilizer: Well diluted balanced feed every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: Well draining / rich (Anthurium Soil). Humidity: 70% Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Birdsnest Anthurium. Common issues: Pests, lack of humidity. Introduction The Anthurium Superbum grows in the wild in Ecuador and is know for it’s long bullate leaves. See also: Anthurium Plowmanii, Anthurium Soil, Anthurium Regale. Anthurium…

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  • Anthurium Friedrichsthalii
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    Anthurium Friedrichsthalii Care

    Welcome to our guide to anthurium friedrichsthalii care and propagation… Anthurium Friedrichsthalii Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight Watering needs: Check once a week, water when top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced plant feed once a month in the summer months. Soil: A mix of perlite, orchid bark and potting compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Lack of humidity, over watering. Introduction The anthurium friedrichsthalii is a strap-leaved anthurium with thick, almost leather-like elongated leaves. It’s elegant stature means it looks great with it’s leaves trailing down of the edge…

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  • Anthurium Scandens
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    Anthurium Scandens

    Welcome to our guide to Anthurium Scandens care… Anthurium Scandens Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly in winter, twice in the summer. Water if top 25% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, perlite, and potting compost. Humidity: 60-80%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Anthurium dolosum, anthurium leucocarpum. Common issues: Pests. Introduction Originally from Costa Rica, they grow naturally in South and Central America. The anthurium scandens is an epiphytic creeper. See also: Anthurium Warocqueanum, Anthurium Superbum, Anthurium…

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  • Anthurium Splendidum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care

    Anthurium Splendidum Care

    We run down everything to you need to know about the Anthurium Splendidum. The key to Anthurium Splendidum Care is very high humidity, some moving air and a constant temperature that does not get too high, a plant cabinet is a good idea for these plants… 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  Humidity: 80%. 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…

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  • Anthurium Corrugatum
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    Anthurium Corrugatum Care

    The key to anthurium corrugatum care, is decent humidity levels throughout the year… Anthurium Corrugatum Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A well-diluted high nitrogen feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, perlite and normal compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Lack of humidity. Introduction The anthurium corrugatum (a.k.a. corrugated anthurium) has a pebble/pimple texture to it’s heart shaped leaves. It grows in medium to high altitudes in Central America. It is a stand out…

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  • Anthurium Pendulifolium
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    Anthurium Pendulifolium Care

    Welcome to our concise guide to Anthurium Pendulifolium Care, we cover all you need to know… Anthurium Pendulifolium Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 40% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in summer, with a high nitrogen feed. Soil: Very well draining soil with orchid bark and perlite. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot, lack of humidity.  Introduction The anthurium pendulifolium is an epiphyte from Central America, known for it’s long and glossy oval blade-shaped leaves. Anthurium Pendulifolium Care Light Needs Medium to…

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  • Anthurium Ace Of Spades
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Crystallinum Black

    Anthurium Ace Of Spades Black Velvet or Dark Form Anthurium Crystallinum aka Anthurium Crystallinum Black, is an absolute showstopper! It’s got a few care needs like higher than normal humidity, but them can be met fairly easily in most homes… Anthurium Ace Of Spade Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect light. Watering needs: Water when the top 30% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A well-diluted nitrogen fertilizer once a month in summer. Soil: Well draining potting compost. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F) . Where to buy: Try one of our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Over and underwatering, lack of humidity. Introduction This anthurium is know for…

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  • Anthurium Scherzerianum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Scherzerianum

    Welcome to our guide to Anthurium Scherzerianum care and propagation, all you need to know to get the best out of this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity needs. Anthurium Scherzerianum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil each week and let them almost dry out before watering again. Fertilizer: A high phosphorous fertilizer every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil:  Mix of orchid bark, perlite and normal compost (Anthurium Soil). Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Flamingo flowers. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction The Anthurium Scherzerianum is known…

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  • Anthurium Plowmanii
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Plowmanii

    Anthurium Plowmanii (or Anthurium Plowmanii Fruffles) care is all about maintaining a high humidity, we cover all you need to know about care and propagation… Anthurium Plowmanii Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly and water if top 50% of soil is dry.  Fertilizer: High nitrogen feed once a month in summer. Soil: Rich and well draining.  Humidity: 70-80%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Leaf pests and bacteria. Introduction The anthurium plowmanii aka the birds nest anthurium aka the wave plant aka anthurium plowmanii fruffles aka anthurium wave of love (yes, it has loads of…

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  • Anthurium Wendlingeri
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    Anthurium Wendlingeri Care

    We cover all you need to know about anthurium wendlingeri care and propagation… 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…

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