- Rare Plant
- Glossy, Heart-Shaped Leaves
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 12-18 inches
White Anthurium is a versatile and spectacular houseplant with dark-green, heart-shaped leaves with light-green veins. This plant produces a beautiful white flower that lasts about two months. As a stylish and romantic plant that fits virtually any interior style, the White Anthurium makes a wonderful addition to any home or office. It appreciates high humidity conditions with good airflow, and is easy to grow and maintain. This plant is a native of tropical South America.
Best Locations For Growing White Anthurium
One of the most important factors in keeping this houseplant healthy and beautiful is location. The right amount of light is crucial because White Anthurium is easily scorched in bright light. White Anthurium is toxic if ingested so placing it away from house pets and children is important. These plants do well both inside and outside as long as they are not exposed to very low temperatures.
White Anthurium Sunlight Requirements
White Anthurium prefers diffused medium light. Too much direct light will scorch the leaves.
White Anthurium Care
This houseplant prefers well-drained, aerated soil. Amend potting soil with peat, perlite, compost or coconut fiber. Avoid dimly lit locations. This house plant prefers temperatures ranging between 60 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. This plant is hardy in USDA hardiness zones 10 and higher. In colder areas, this plant should be overwintered indoors.This plant is easily propagated by stem cuttings.
Watering White Anthuriums
This houseplant prefers consistently moist, but not wet, soil. As a rule of thumb, water once a week during the growing season in spring and summer. Make sure that the top 1-2 inches of soil are dry before watering. When the plant is dormant during the winter, reduce the watering frequency. Use a pot with good drainage.
Feeding White Anthurium
You will want to fertilize this houseplant occasionally, about every two weeks during the growing season to encourage flowering. Use a phosphorus-rich fertilizer, such as a 10-30-30, diluted to one-quarter strength.
White Anthurium Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
|Care Requirements: Easy
|Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
|Pet Friendly: No
|Kid Friendly: No
|Air Purifier: Moderate
|Growth Rate: Moderate
|Mature Height: 12-18 inches
|Mature Spread: 9-12 inches
|Flower Color(s): White
|Flower Shade/Description: White
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: Green
|Temperature: 65° - 85°F (18° - 29°C)
|Common Name: White Anthurium
|Other Name(s): Painted Anthurium, Flamingo Flower, Tailflower, Painter's Palette, Laceleaf
|Scientific Name: Anthurium andraeanum
|Plant Type: House Plant
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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