Anthurium: A Must Inside


Anthurium requires some care, especially when we know that this plant of tropical origin sometimes has difficulties to adapt to the interior of our houses and apartments.

But the culture of indoor anthurium is still quite possible provided you follow a few rules here are valuable advice.

Exhibition for anthurium:

The right location is important with anthurium because, depending on the exposure you give it to light and sun, it will have better growth and flowering that lasts longer.

Exhibition of anthurium:

Anthurium claims a lot of light but does not need direct sunlight.
Exposure too sunny could quickly dry the plant that needs some moisture to flower and grow.

So choose to install it near a window which lets the maximum light pass but avoid that it is subjected to the rays of the sun.

Ideal temperature for anthurium:

The temperature of a house or apartment is ideal because it must be understood 18 and 21° all year long.
Of May to Septemberyou can leave the plant without any problem but do not hesitate to return in the evening if the nights are cool.

Need moisture:

The only thing anthurium may not tolerate is thedry air of our interiors.

In winterwhen the heating is running, the air is less and less humid and it is important to spray water regularly on the foliage.

You can also put the pot on a bed of pebbles, clay balls or gravels always wetit's excellent for the plant.

Anthurium maintenance:

Some care and regular maintenance of your anthurium should help you to have a beautiful plant and prolong the flowering, and make it bloom again.

Watering of the anthurium:

  • In spring and summer

He must be regular but moderate, ideally to water when the soil is dry on the surface.
Do not wait too long, especially when it is hot, because the plant could suffer.

If the tap water of your region is limestone, choose some spring water or collect rainwater to water.
Prefer warm water rather than too cool because the difference in temperature can cause a important stress for anthurium.

  • In autumn and winter

Reduce slightly watering during the vegetative rest period.
Wait until the soil is dry a few inches to water again and with water at room temperature.

You will resume watering in the spring when the plant regains growth.

Size of the anthurium:

No size is needed but remove the faded flowers as you go.

Fertilizer and anthurium:

In order to have a very beautiful flowering, bring someliquid fertilizer as soon as it is restarted every 15 days or so.

Repotting anthurium:

This operation is essential if you wish to see bloom your anthurium.

We can consider that the older the plant, at less annual repotting will become necessary and you will not be able to repot every 2 or 3 years.

  • Once every 2 years at most, repot your anthurium in the spring.

When repotting, choose a pot of a larger but not too big diameter and make sure that the bottom of the pot be pierced.

The ideal would be to install, at the bottom of the pot, a layer of clay or gravels, about 2 or 3 cm, to be certain that the roots do not stagnate in water and facilitate drainage.

Make an anthurium bloom again:

Anthurium: a must inside: water

By following all these tips, you optimize the cultivation of anthurium and it should to bloom from year to year.

If the indoor flowering period is always around the summer, it can bloom throughout the year by optimizing all these cultivation and maintenance tips.

In optimal condition, the lifetime of your anthurium can be extremely long and the flowering will be renewed from year to year.

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Video: How to Care for Anthurium.

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