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Anthurium hookeri, Bird's Nest Anthurium. Anthurium hookeri Ruffles
Anthurium hookeri Ruffles

Anthurium hookeri

Bird's Nest Anthurium
Family: Araceae
Origin: Ecuador, Colombia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeEpiphyte plantKeep soil moistOrnamental foliageSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

For those that love jungly plants. Their enormous wrinkly leaves have an almost cardboard like texture and grow to about 2ft. Used in places that have good natural light and lots of space and could benefit from a little bit of drama... In the wild it is epiphytic or epilithic (meaning that it grows without soil either on trees, or in the rocks. Do not plant too deeply, keep moist but not soaked. Beware of slugs and snails, eliminate them with bait or pick them up at night. Wash the foliage regularly to control mites. Mulch abundantly, and fertilize monthly.

The true species produces white berries while the hybrid plant produces red berries.


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Anthurium x hookeri - Giant Bird's Nest
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Giant Bird's nest anthurium. For those that love jungly plants. Their enormous wrinkly leaves have an almost cardboard like texture and grow to about 2ft. Used in places that have good natural light and lots of space.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
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Grown in
6-10"/1-3 pot
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$49.95
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