Plant Care Anthurium

Anthurium

Taxonomy

Anthorium assorted
Anthorium

How to care for Anthurium

Water

How often to water your Anthurium

Water needs for Anthurium
0.5 cups
every 9

Anthurium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Anthurium

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Anthurium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anthurium: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Anthurium may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Anthurium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Anthurium: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Anthurium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Anthurium is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


Toxicity
Humidity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Anthurium

Anthurium

Anthurium


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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