10 - 20cm Anthurium Nigrolaminum Gigi x Forgetii House Plant 10.5cm Pot

House Plant

Delivery Time: Delivered within 1-2 working days. £6.99 for Unlimited Plants

These plants are kept in optimal conditions at their specialist growers until ordered. This means they take little longer to be delivered, but quality is assured. Please allow up to 7 days for these to be delivered.

The Anthurium 'Nigrolaminum Gigi x Forgetii' is a highly sought-after hybrid that combines the best traits of its parent species, Anthurium nigrolaminum and Anthurium forgetii. This hybrid is celebrated for its stunning foliage, which showcases large, velvety leaves with a deep green color and a distinctive matte finish. The leaves are characterized by their broad, heart-shaped form, sometimes featuring subtle waves along the edges and almost invisible veining, creating a sleek and elegant appearance. Unlike many other Anthuriums, 'Nigrolaminum Gigi x Forgetii' often lacks a prominent leaf spine (genus), contributing to its unique and sophisticated look. This plant is a true gem in the world of Anthuriums, prized by collectors and enthusiasts for its beauty and rarity.

Care Guide:

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can damage the leaves, causing burn marks, while insufficient light may lead to leggy growth and reduced leaf size. A location near a window with filtered light is ideal.

  • Water: Water thoroughly but allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. This plant does not like to be waterlogged or overly dry. Ensure the pot has good drainage to prevent root rot.

  • Humidity: Thrives in high humidity environments, ideally above 70%. This mimics its natural tropical habitat. Use a humidifier, mist the plant regularly, or place it on a pebble tray with water to maintain high humidity levels.

  • Temperature: Enjoys warm temperatures between 18°C to 27°C (65°F to 80°F). Avoid exposure to temperatures below 15°C (59°F) and protect from drafts.

  • Feeding: Fertilize every month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Reduce feeding in the autumn and winter months.

  • Soil: Prefers a well-draining, airy potting mix. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark is suitable, providing both moisture retention and adequate drainage.

  • Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root-bound. Choose a container slightly larger than the current one to encourage growth without risking water retention.

  • Pruning: Minimal pruning is required. Remove any yellowed or damaged leaves to encourage new growth and maintain the plant's aesthetic appeal. Use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to avoid damaging the plant.

  • Pests and Problems: Keep an eye out for common indoor pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Address infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure the soil is well-draining and the pot has drainage holes.

  • Propagation: Propagation is typically done through division or stem cuttings, although it may be more challenging with this hybrid compared to other Anthurium species due to its unique growth characteristics.

The Anthurium 'Nigrolaminum Gigi x Forgetii' requires a bit more care and attention compared to some other houseplants, but its breathtaking foliage makes it a rewarding addition to any indoor plant collection. By providing the right environment and consistent care, you can enjoy the lush beauty of this exquisite hybrid for many years.

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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