Plant Care Crystal Anthurium

Crystal Anthurium

4.8 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Crystal Anthurium has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Crystal Anthurium has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Crystal Anthurium

Crystal Anthurium is a popular houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and easy to propagate with a whopping 395 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Crystal Anthurium likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

⚠️ Crystal Anthurium is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. These plants are not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.

Taxonomy

Anthurium crystallinum
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Dorayaki, Red Crystallinum, Anthurium Crystallinum 'Red', Anthurium Carlablackiae X Crystallinum and Anthurium Silver Blush x Michelle

How to care for Crystal Anthurium

💦 Water

How often to water your Crystal Anthurium

Water needs for Crystal Anthurium
0.5 cups
every 7

Crystal Anthurium needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Crystal Anthurium

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Crystal Anthurium in your home

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

Crystal Anthurium 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 Crystal Anthurium in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Crystal Anthurium

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Crystal Anthurium 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.

Crystal Anthurium Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Crystal Anthurium 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 🏡.

Crystal Anthurium Light Requirements →

Crystal Anthurium Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Crystal Anthurium is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. Crystal Anthurium is not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.

Crystal Anthurium Toxicity to Humans →


💨 Humidity

Crystal Anthurium 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.

Crystal Anthurium Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Crystal Anthurium 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 Crystal Anthurium →


💩 Fertilizer

Crystal Anthurium 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.


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Crystal Anthurium 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

Crystal Anthurium is native to the Americas.


🌸 Flowers

Yes, you may see your Crystal Anthurium bloom with the right amount of sunlight and water.


🌱 Propagation

Crystal Anthurium can be propagated by division into new individual plants.

  • Check to see if there is more than one plant. In some cases they may still be beneath the soil surface. If you feel confident, you may remove the soil to check for baby plantlets below!
  • If there are multiple plants growing, unpot the plant and gently tug the plants apart, being careful not to disturb too many of the roots. They may be connected by large root segments which you may need to break to free the plantlet.
  • Pot up the new plant in well-draining soil
  • Repot the parent plant back into its original pot

How to Propagate Crystal Anthurium →


🧐 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 Crystal Anthurium

Crystal Anthurium

Crystal Anthurium


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 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

Crystal Anthurium has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Crystal Anthurium has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Crystal Anthurium has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Crystal Anthurium has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Crystal Anthurium has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Crystal Anthurium has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Athiya avatar
@Athiya
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 31 XP
globe East Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
08/29/2021

nice color and easy to maintain :)

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
@Aylha avatar
@@Aylha
leaf-1 42 Plants
xp 5,034 XP
02/24/2021

Pretty and easy to take care of

Fast grower Fast grower
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