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6" Anthurium hookeri


 Medium to bright indirect light

 Allow soil to dry halfway before watering

 Loves humidity


Anthurium hookeri is a species of Anthurium typically referred to as "Bird's Nest" due to their growth habit, which can sometimes resemble that of a bird's nest.  The leaves are oblong with distinct veins, displaying variegation throughout the leaves.  The new leaves CAN display prominent variegation and as the leaf hardens the variegation tends to fade a little darker.  Variegation is not guaranteed in these plants.

Anthurium hookeri makes a great indoor plant due to its compact nature.  They tend to grow more as a bush.  They produce thick roots which can sometimes crawl right out of the pot!

Caring for your Anthurium hookeri is simple.  Provide your new plant with a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter.  Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between watering, taking care to not allow it to dry out completely or sit in excess water.  Give your plant plenty of bright indirect light.

Additional info:

Anthurium is a large genus of ornamental, mostly epiphytic plants. Some species of Anthurium do have a terrestrial growth habit.

Anthurium are native to tropical areas of Latin America. They grow in a wide variety of climates, ranging from lowland to higher elevations. Certain species need high humidity, while others will grow just fine in ambient household humidity.

Their foliage varies greatly, with some having thick corrugated textures and others with velvety textures.

Anthurium prefer a well draining soil, rich in organic matter.

They are prized for their ease of care and their sometimes showy, colorful flowers.

Anthurium can thrive in lower light but grow faster in brighter indirect light.

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