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Anthurium ochranthum, Anthurium

Anthurium ochranthum

Anthurium
Family: Araceae
Origin: Central America
Small plant 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular water

Anthurium ochranthum is a small plant that grows to about 2-5 feet in height and has a large, upright cluster of spoon-shaped flowers. This type of Anthurium prefers partial shade to semi-shade, regular water and rich soil that holds moisture. It is recommended to water this plant regularly to keep it healthy and keep its soil moist, but not soggy. The plant should be fertilized monthly, using a balanced dry fertilizer, during the growing season. Pruning can help to keep the plant looking its best.

It can be grown in USDA Zones 9-11. In colder regions, this plant is best grown in a container and brought indoors during cold temperatures. The container should have good drainage and be filled with potting soil that doesn't stay soggy. When indoors, make sure the soil stays moist and provide bright, indirect sunlight. It may be necessary to mist the plant occasionally to help increase the humidity. Additionally, provide proper ventilation to prevent the plant from becoming infected with fungal diseases or pests.

By providing the correct growing conditions, Anthurium ochranthum can easily be kept alive and thriving. It can grow to be a beautiful addition to any home and garden, adding a bit of exotic tropical charm.


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