Plant Care Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

About Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


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How to care for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'


How often to water your Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Water needs for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'
0.5 cups
every 9

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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 'Big Red Bird'

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

Plant care guide for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

30% Very Low

Growing Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis, Indiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 18th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunlight will increase by 20.7% ☀️

January 16th, 2022

Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 20.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis, Indiana

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 14th, 2022

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of …

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Finding light for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anthurium 'Big Red Bird': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.


How to fertilize Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird': 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 'Big Red Bird' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Nutrient needs for plant Anthurium 'Big Red Bird' in Indianapolis, Indiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 16th, 2022

The growing potential in Indianapolis is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Anthurium 'Big Red Bird'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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