Plant Care Anthurium scandens

Anthurium scandens


Anthurium scandens

How to care for Anthurium scandens


How often to water your Anthurium scandens

Water needs for Anthurium scandens
0.5 cups
every 9

Anthurium scandens 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 scandens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Anthurium scandens in your home

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

Anthurium scandens 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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How to fertilize Anthurium scandens

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

Care Summary for Anthurium scandens

Anthurium scandens

Anthurium scandens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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