How to care for your Anthurium Crystallinum?
Anthurium are tropical plants. For them to flourish in your home its advisable to recreate these conditions. Key in this, is to keep your Anthurium Crystallinum in indirect sunlight. Too much sun can cause burn marks on those gorgeous velvet leaves. Plus, if with some good light you’ll see the beautiful shimmer on the leaves. A good amount of light also insures a good temperature.
Once you get the hang of it Anthurium aren’t too hard to care for. Water your Anthurium regularly and never let the soil dry out completely. It’s best for the soil to stay slightly damp between waterings. Depending on your climate it’s ok to water your plant once week.
A good draining and airy soil is key for a happy Anthurium. Try using perlite and pine bark with coco coir to keep light. If you don’t like the hassle of making your own soil you can try our pre-made aroid mixtures.
Anthurium Crystallinum loves a more than average humidity level. For the plant to flourish try keeping the humidity at about 70% – 80%. If the plant will remain in a lower humidity for too long, the leaves can crisp up.
Fertilizing your plants is a good idea in the summer months. This will give your Anthurium Crystallinum some needed nutrients to grow and flourish. Always follow the instructions given on the bottle for the right amount of fertilizer.
Anthurium aren’t super fast growing plants. Repotting is suggested once every other year. Depending on the condition of your plant, give it a bigger pot (when root bound) or just some fresh new soil.
The Anthurium may cause irritation for humans and animals if ingested.