Caring for Anthuriums

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How to Care For Anthuriums

Anthuriums are exotic and tropical, with bright, vibrant green stems and leaves with a single, glossy bloom shaped like a heart. Blossoming in captivating shades of white, pink, and red, each with a large yellow spadix in the center, anthuriums turn any room or garden into a showcase of beauty. Beyond their stunning appearance, anthuriums are natural air purifiers, much like peace lilies, bringing both visual appeal and fresh air into your space. Whether treated as indoor houseplants or outdoor garden additions, anthuriums thrive under similar care.

How Much Light Do Anthuriums Need?

Bright light that is indirect or filtered is best for tropical anthuriums to thrive. Placing it near a window draped with sheer curtains can mimic their natural, dappled sunlight environment. If your anthurium is struggling to bloom, it might be hinting at its need for more light. Remember, anthuriums love warmth and should be kept in temperatures above 60 degrees - the warmer, the better.

How Much Water Do Anthuriums Need?

Anthuriums prefer their soil to be moist, never dry or waterlogged. Like any tropical plant, they will need to be watered more often in sunnier, warmer, and drier environments or if you decide to keep your anthurium outside. Indoor anthuriums can typically be watered once a week, while outdoor anthuriums may need to be watered every two or three days, depending on the season and weather. A simple touch of the soil can guide you on whether it's time to water again.

Bring some green into your home now!

Follow these guidelines and watch your plants thrive and become cherished living decor in your home. Their vibrant color, freshness, and vitality provide daily health and well-being benefits that will make you feel like you are living in a garden paradise.