information: Flowering Anthuriums are quite easy to
grow and they reward you with long lasting exotic tropical flowers.
Display Anthurium in a well lit location where your plants will
not receive any direct sunshine for long periods of time. Direct
sun will burn and curl the leaves in our dry climate.
Check for watering once
a week in small 4" and 6" containers allowing the surface of the soil to dry to the touch. The surface soil should dry down
1" to 2" on larger specimens. Water just until water
seeps from the drain holes. Do not let your Anthurium sit in a
saucer of water for more than 24 hours. I am a big fan of watering
with used aquarium water. If you have an aquarium, used aquarium
water will do wonders for your plants.
Feed with a balanced
liquid houseplant fertilizer such as Peter's plant food every other month.
After the Anthurium flowers die back remove them and be patient... within a month or
two you should see new flowers emerging from the center of the
plant. If you don't see any new flower spikes, move the Anthurium to
a brighter location.
Propagation is not recommended.
Common houseplant pests include: Aphids on flower spikes or the
back sides of leaves on rare occasion.
Anthuriums are available in 4" pots thru 10" specimen
plants at your local garden center or floral shop.