Plant Care Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

3.3 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Red Obake

Taxonomy

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

💦 Water

How often to water your Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

Water needs for Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'
0.5 cups
every 9

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' 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 'Queen of Hearts'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' 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 'Queen of Hearts' Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' 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 🏡.

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' Light Requirements →

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

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.


💨 Humidity

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.

When and How to Successfully Repot Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' →


💩 Fertilizer

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.

How Much and When to Fertilize Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' →


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts' is native to the Americas.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'

Anthurium 'Queen of Hearts'


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.

What other plant parents say

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Doesn’t need watered often at all. Great for vacation goers!

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