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Anthurium Crystallinum

Anthurium Crystallinum


35cm - 40cm Height / 14cm Pot

SKU: ant003
    • The Anthurium Crystallinum is a mesmerizing tropical plant that boasts large, heart-shaped leaves with a velvety texture. Its distinctively lush, dark green foliage provides a striking backdrop to its main attraction: striking white veins that run through the leaves, resembling intricate crystalline patterns. These veins shine like silver under the right lighting, hence the name "Crystallinum." The contrast between the dark green and the shimmering white veins creates a breathtaking display that adds a touch of opulence to any space.

    • 35-40cm Height
    • 14cm pot.
    • Anthurium Crystallinum, commonly known as the Crystal Anthurium, is a beautiful tropical plant known for its large, heart-shaped leaves with velvety texture and silver veins. To keep your Anthurium Crystallinum healthy and thriving, here are some care instructions:

    • Light: Provide bright, indirect light for your Anthurium Crystallinum. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. Place it near a north or east-facing window where it can receive filtered light.

    • Temperature: Anthurium Crystallinum prefers warm temperatures between 18°C to 27°C. Avoid exposing it to temperatures below 15°C as it can damage the plant.

    • Humidity: This plant thrives in high humidity environments. Aim for humidity levels between 60% to 80%. If your home is dry, consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant to increase the humidity.

    • Watering: Anthurium Crystallinum likes to be consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil feels slightly dry to the touch. Avoid letting the plant sit in standing water, as it can lead to root rot.

    • Potting Mix: Use a well-draining, airy potting mix that retains some moisture. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark is a good option for Anthurium Crystallinum.

    • Pot Selection: Choose a pot with drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. A slightly larger pot than the current one is suitable to give the roots room to grow.

    • Fertilization: Feed your Anthurium Crystallinum with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Follow the instructions on the fertilizer package for the correct dosage.

    • Pruning: Trim off any yellowing or damaged leaves with clean, sharp scissors. This helps the plant direct its energy towards healthy growth.

    • Pest Control: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests like spider mites, aphids, or mealybugs. If you spot any pests, isolate the plant from other plants and treat it with an appropriate insecticidal soap or horticultural oil.

    • Propagation: Anthurium Crystallinum can be propagated through division. When the plant has outgrown its container, gently separate the root ball into smaller sections, ensuring each division has healthy roots.

    • Winter Care: During the winter months, reduce watering slightly, as the plant's growth slows down. Make sure it is protected from cold drafts.

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