Plant Care Anthurium papillilaminum

Anthurium papillilaminum

About Anthurium papillilaminum

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

Taxonomy

Anthurium papillilaminum
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Black Beauty

How to care for Anthurium papillilaminum

Water

How often to water your Anthurium papillilaminum

Water needs for Anthurium papillilaminum
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 papillilaminum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

28% Very Low

Growing Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 2nd, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 44.8% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 44.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 2nd, 2023

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Anthurium papillilaminum in your home

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

Anthurium papillilaminum 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Anthurium papillilaminum

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

When to repot Anthurium papillilaminum

Nutrient needs for plant Anthurium papillilaminum in Boston, Massachusetts

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

January 29th, 2023

The growing potential in Boston 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 repot …

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Care Summary for Anthurium papillilaminum

Anthurium papillilaminum

Anthurium papillilaminum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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