4” Anthurium veitchii (starter)
Medium to bright indirect light
Allow soil to dry halfway before watering
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Anthurium veitchii is a truly amazing species that is sure to be a show stopper in any area that it is grown! The leaves on this plant can grow up to 10' long and display prominent ripples along the leaf surface.
Anthurium veitchii grows best in a hanging basket but will grow just fine in a pot if given a coco pole or other support structure to attach to.
Caring for your Anthurium veitchii is relatively simple but does require some extra attention. Provide your plant with a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow the soil to dry out about halfway between watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. This plant does not like to completely dry out. Proper airflow is a must for this plant. They love bright indirect light but will do just fine in medium indirect light.
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.