This product contains
|1||Anthurium (Red) - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Note:This product may not have the flowers when shipped, the plant will later bloom red colored flower. Anthurium is a herbacious plant known for its attractive spathes which are often considered as flowers mistakenly.The true flowers are actually contained in dense spirals on the spadix.
The spadix is often elongated into a spike shape, beneath the spadix is the spathe, a type of bract which is considered as flower for its attractive color by many.
Anthurium is one of the best air purifiers cleansing air pollutants, such as benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, and formaldehyde.
|Plant Height||17 inch (43 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||9 inch (23 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Tailflower, flamingo flower and laceleaf.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 50 centimeter|
|Flower Colour ||Red|
|Bloom Time ||Year Round|
|Difficulty Level ||Medium|
Planting and care
Natural indirect/artificial bright light Do not expose the plant to direct sunlight. Soil The soil should be well drained, porous, rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Apply water preferably in morning or evening. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
During the main growing season (February to September) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection. Do not expose the plant to direct sunlight. Protect from direct AC vents or dry air.
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural indirect/artificial bright light|
|Watering ||Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Well drained soil rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||18 to 30 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Organic fertilizer once a month in growing season (February to September)|
Anthurium special feature
Best indoor flowering plants.
- Used as cut flower and decoration of indoor spaces
Frequently Asked Questions
How to grow Anthurium?
Anthurium is a popular flowering plant.
1. Use a pot that is slightly larger than the plant it self.
2. Soil should be well drained and fertile.
3. Fill the pot with 1/3 of the pot and place plant at center and fill remaining pot from sides.
4.Keep the plant at a location receiving natural indirect/ artificial bright light away from direct sun.
5. Protect the plant from hot and cold droughts.
6. Apply water when soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Can Anthurium be grown in water?
No, it is recommended to grow Anthurium plant in a well drained soil rich in organic content.
Can Anthurium be planted outside?
Yes, it can be planted outdoors (Balcony, patio etc.)in containers but make sure you grow them in indirect light and strictly protect from direct sunlight.
When do Anthuriums bloom?
Once started blooming Anthuriums bloom year round just it need a rest period during winter months.
Is Anthurium an orchid?
No, Anthurium is not an Orchid.
Is Anthurium an indoor plant?
Yes, Anthurium is an indoor plant requiring indirect/artificial bright light.
Can Anthurium be divided?
Yes, when the plant outgrows the current pot or roots start coming out, its time you can either re pot it or divide the offshoot (new plants) from mother plant and plant them in new pots.
Is Anthurium the same as peace lily?
Both are different plants but both produce spathe means the actual attractive part is not true flower.
Are Anthuriums toxic?
Yes, if ingested the Anthuriums may prove toxic.
How to care Anthurium?
1. Keep the plant at a location receiving natural indirect/ artificial bright light away from direct sun.
2. Protect the plant from hot and cold droughts.
3. Apply water when soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant.
4. Apply Fertilizer during growing season when plant is not bearing flowers.
Why Anthurium not flowering?
Most common reason for Anthurium not flowering is because either plant is not grown enough or not getting sufficient amount of light. The Anthurium can grow in lower light conditions but require natural indirect/artificial bright light for flowering.
How often to water Anthurium?
Apply water to keep the soil moist but not soggy. Check the moisture in the soil (1-2 inch) if found completely dry then apply water.
What is the Anthurium plant?
Anthurium is one of the best indoor flowering plants that require minimum care and maintenance.
When do Anthuriums flower?
Anthurium flower after minimum 6 months of planting and some varieties may take longer time.
Why Anthurium leaves turn brown?
Exposure to dry air and low humidity are most common reasons for brown leaves in Anthurium. However, sometimes bacterial and fungal infections also cause leaves to turn dry.
Why Anthurium leaves turn yellow?
Over watering, exposure to direct sunlight or poor nutrient supply are most common reason for yellowing of leaves in Anthurium.
Is Anthurium air purifier?
Yes, Anthurium is air purifying plant.
Does Anthurium need sunlight?
No, protect Anthuriums from direct sunlight and keep them in a natural indirect/artificial bright light.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
Saturday, 29 February 2020
I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks
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