Christmas & Houseplant of the month December – Wonderful Anthurium Leave a comment

Anthurium

About Anthurium 

Anthurium is one of the world famous plant and most loved indoor plants. And you will also amaze to know that  it’s an indoor plant of the month for December (Christmas). It’s beautiful and  highly attractive in looks at, Very easy to care for and it does add personal touch to your home. Specially white anthurium creates a serene ambience in your home, while the brightly red coloured types have a beautiful vibrant appearance. Even though the colourful part of the plant is often looks like flower too, but actually its just the flyleaf. Anthurium‘s has flowers but these flowers are actually very small and are located on the central growth of the plant.

Anthurium Red and white are perfect for freshness in your home and its really a fresh contemporary December arrangements. Anthurium give a wonderful looks and they looks fabulous with some Christmas decorations. Generally it looks more attractive when they kept in sleek and modern flower pots: use glossy black, silver and gold. Give the plants some space: they grow fast if they have room to breathe. The Anthurium has thick, beautiful roots those can be easily seen in a glass pot when they are kept bare rooted. Post Christmas, you can bring pastel Anthurium into your home or office areas.

Anthurium care

The anthurium loves light, but they don’t like direct sunlight, they always stays happy when they get indirect sunlight. Anthurium does also like temperature between 18-22°C: Anthurium plant does like much the too cold. Anthurium‘s  should never let dry out, also it should never leave it soaked in water either. Spraying it regularly mimics the humidity of the tropical rainforest. When the blooming is finished, you may prune them with the help of scissors or a cutter. Give the Anthurium  plant food once in every three weeks and it will bloom more richly and for longer time. They will stay happy this way too.

Anthurium Origins

Anthurium is know to be a native of the tropical rainforests of Colombia, Guatemala and the Brazilian Amazon’s forests. In nature, the plant is an epiphyte, it means that it has relatively ver few roots and grows on trees, but at the other hand it does not get its nutrients from them.

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