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Anthurium Veitchii

Anthurium Veitchii

£84.99Price

25cm Height / 11cm Pot

SKU: ant004
    • The Anthurium Veitchii, an exquisite tropical plant that effortlessly adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any living space. Renowned for its stunning foliage and unique characteristics, this botanical beauty is a must-have for plant enthusiasts.

    • 25cm Height
    • 11cm pot.
    • Anthurium veitchii, commonly known as King Anthurium, is a tropical plant known for its large, dramatic leaves. Proper care is essential to keep this plant healthy and thriving. Here are care instructions for Anthurium veitchii:

    • Light: Provide bright, indirect light for Anthurium veitchii. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. A north or east-facing window is usually ideal, or filtered sunlight through curtains.

    • Temperature: Maintain a warm and humid environment. Anthurium veitchii thrives in temperatures between 18°C to 27°C. Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 10°C.

    • Humidity: Anthurium veitchii prefers high humidity. You can increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing a humidifier nearby, or grouping it with other plants. If the air is too dry, the leaf edges may develop brown tips.

    • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels slightly dry. Watering frequency may vary based on factors like temperature, humidity, and the size of the pot. Adjust accordingly to prevent overwatering.

    • Soil: Use a well-draining, lightweight potting mix that retains some moisture. A mix formulated for orchids or aroid plants is often suitable. Make sure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

    • Fertilization: Feed Anthurium veitchii with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce or eliminate fertilization during the plant's dormant period in fall and winter.

    • Support: Due to the large, heavy leaves, providing support for the stems may be necessary. Use stakes or gently tie the stems to prevent them from bending or breaking.

    • Repotting: Repot Anthurium veitchii every 1-2 years or when the plant outgrows its current pot. Use fresh potting mix and ensure the new pot is only slightly larger than the previous one.

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