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.
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How to care for Anthurium papillilaminum
How often to water your Anthurium papillilaminum
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 San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Anthurium papillilaminum in your home
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 maximize the potential for growth..️
San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Anthurium papillilaminum
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.
Anthurium papillilaminum prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Anthurium papillilaminum may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Anthurium papillilaminum doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.
Anthurium papillilaminum does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Anthurium papillilaminum should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
It’s common for Anthurium papillilaminum to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.
Anthurium papillilaminum is native to the Americas.
Care Summary for Anthurium papillilaminum
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.