10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot House Plant
10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot House Plant
10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot
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10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot

Anthurium luxurians, also known as the Velvet Cardboard Anthurium, is renowned for its luxurious, velvety leaves and rigid, cardboard-like texture. This rare and striking plant is highly sought after by enthusiasts for its exceptional aesthetic and the tactile quality of...
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10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot House Plant

10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot

£54.99

10cm Anthurium Luxurians House Plant 10,5 cm Pot

£54.99

Anthurium luxurians, also known as the Velvet Cardboard Anthurium, is renowned for its luxurious, velvety leaves and rigid, cardboard-like texture. This rare and striking plant is highly sought after by enthusiasts for its exceptional aesthetic and the tactile quality of its foliage. Here’s a detailed description and care guide for Anthurium luxurians:

Description

Anthurium luxurians features large, dark green leaves that have a velvety surface and a thick, cardboard-like feel. The leaves are broad and heart-shaped, often displaying deep veins that give them a sculpted appearance. The matte finish of the leaves contrasts beautifully with their white or pale yellow veins, enhancing their visual impact. While the plant does flower, producing typical Anthurium spathes and spadices, its foliage is the main attraction.

Care Guide

Light

Provide bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the leaves. A spot near a window with filtered light, such as through a sheer curtain, is ideal. East or west-facing windows are typically best for these light requirements.

Watering

Water Anthurium luxurians when the top inch or so of the soil feels dry. The plant prefers consistently moist soil but does not like to sit in water. Ensure good drainage to avoid issues such as root rot. In the winter, reduce watering slightly but do not let the soil completely dry out.

Humidity

This plant thrives in high humidity environments, ideally around 70-80%. To maintain high humidity, use a humidifier, regularly mist the plant, or place it on a pebble tray with water. High humidity is crucial to keep the leaves lush and prevent them from drying out.

Temperature

Keep temperatures between 20°C to 27°C during the day and not below 15°C at night. Anthurium luxurians is sensitive to cold and should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Soil

Use a well-draining, aerated potting mix suitable for epiphytes, such as an orchid mix consisting of peat, perlite, and pine bark. The soil should retain moisture while allowing excess water to drain freely.

Fertilisation

Fertilise the plant every month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser diluted to half the recommended strength. During the autumn and winter months, reduce fertilisation frequency to every other month or stop altogether.

Pruning and Maintenance

Regularly remove any yellow or dead leaves to promote new growth and maintain plant health. Clean the leaves occasionally with a soft, damp cloth to remove dust and help the plant efficiently absorb light.

Pest Control

Monitor for pests such as aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites. If pests are found, treat the plant with neem oil or insecticidal soap, ensuring to cover all surfaces of the plant, especially the undersides of the leaves.

Propagation

Propagate Anthurium luxurians by division, ensuring each new section has roots attached. This is best done during repotting in the spring. Be gentle when handling the roots to avoid damage.

By adhering to this detailed care guide, your Anthurium luxurians should thrive, adding a touch of exotic elegance to your indoor plant collection with its stunning velvety foliage.

At Plants for all Seasons, we take pride in our eco-friendly approach to packaging. Our custom-made plant boxes are designed with both the environment and your plants' wellbeing in mind. Here’s what makes our packaging special:

Upright and Fresh: Our innovative design ensures that your plants remain upright and fresh during transit. Specially engineered compartments and supports within the box prevent movement and damage, so your plants arrive in perfect condition.

100% Recyclable: Our plant boxes are fully recyclable, ensuring that after they have served their purpose, they can be responsibly disposed of without harming the planet.

Made from Recycled Materials: Sustainability is at the core of our values. That’s why our packaging is crafted from recycled materials, reducing waste and promoting a circular economy.

Winter Shipping: We offer additional heat packs in winter to keep your plants nice and warm on their travels. Add one heat pack per plant when checking out in winter months.

By choosing our products, you are not only enhancing your home with beautiful plants but also contributing to a greener, more sustainable future

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At Plants for all Seasons, we offer a specialist range of plants that are kept at their growers until ordered, ensuring they remain in their ideal conditions. This unique approach means that these plants receive expert care right up until the moment they are prepared for delivery.

Our dedicated growers are passionate about their craft and maintain the perfect environment for each species in this range, ensuring that every plant is healthy, vibrant, and ready to thrive in your home or garden.

Delivery and Quality Assurance We understand that receiving your plants in excellent condition is crucial. While delivery for this specialist range can take up to 7 days, we assure you that this time is used to carefully select, prepare, and package your plants to maintain their health and vitality during transit.

Our commitment to quality means that every plant in this range is thoroughly inspected before it leaves the grower, ensuring it meets our high standards. You can trust that your new plant will arrive ready to flourish, bringing beauty and life to your space.
Tropical Glasshouse Nursery: Our plants are nurtured in our tropical glasshouse nursery located in Lincolnshire, where we maintain an average temperature of 16°C. We do not use cold warehouses, ensuring optimal conditions for plant health.

Plastic Nursery Pots: All our plants are supplied in practical plastic nursery pots. If you prefer a more decorative option, we offer a range of stylish pots available for purchase separately.

Non-Consumable: Please note that our plants are intended for ornamental purposes only unless specifically stated as edible. Ensure you check product descriptions carefully if you are looking for edible varieties.

Variable Heights: The height of our plants can vary by approximately +/- 10%. This natural fluctuation ensures you receive a unique and healthy specimen.

Plant Pot Sizes: Pot sizes may vary by approximately +/- 1cm. To ensure a proper fit, we recommend selecting a decorative pot that is 1-2cm larger than the stated plant pot size. For instance, if you purchase a plant in a 17cm pot, a 18 - 19cm decorative pot would be ideal.

Quarantining: All our houseplants are regularly sprayed with a preventative systemic bug treatment. We do our best to ensure a bug free growing environment however sometimes these can unfortunately be missed, as such we always recommend quarantining plants when they first enter your home and checking them upon arrival for bugs.

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