30 cm Anthurium Crystallinum House Plant 14 cm Pot House Plant

30 cm Anthurium Crystallinum House Plant 14 cm Pot

Anthurium Crystallinum, also known as the Crystal Anthurium or Velvet Cardboard Anthurium, is a stunning and unique tropical plant native to the rainforests of Central and South America. It is highly sought after by plant enthusiasts for its large, heart-shaped...
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30 cm Anthurium Crystallinum House Plant 14 cm Pot House Plant

30 cm Anthurium Crystallinum House Plant 14 cm Pot

£34.99

30 cm Anthurium Crystallinum House Plant 14 cm Pot

£34.99

Anthurium Crystallinum, also known as the Crystal Anthurium or Velvet Cardboard Anthurium, is a stunning and unique tropical plant native to the rainforests of Central and South America. It is highly sought after by plant enthusiasts for its large, heart-shaped leaves that have a velvety texture and beautiful silver veins.

Light Requirements:
Anthurium Crystallinum thrives in bright, indirect light. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. A north or east-facing window is ideal, where it can receive filtered or dappled sunlight throughout the day. If the light is too low, the leaves may lose their vibrant coloration.

Temperature and Humidity:
This plant prefers to be kept in warm and humid environments. The ideal temperature range is between 60-85¬?F (15-29¬?C). Avoid exposing it to temperatures below 55¬?F (13¬?C) or drafts, as it is sensitive to cold. Maintaining humidity levels between 60-80% is crucial for the health and growth of Anthurium Crystallinum. Using a humidifier or placing the plant on a tray filled with water and pebbles can help increase humidity.

Watering:
Proper watering is essential for Anthurium Crystallinum. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again. It is better to underwater than overwater this plant, as it is susceptible to root rot. Use filtered or distilled water, as Anthurium Crystallinum is sensitive to chemicals and minerals found in tap water. Additionally, avoid getting water on the velvety leaves, as it can cause spots or damage.

Soil:
Use a well-draining potting mix that retains some moisture but doesn't become waterlogged. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark or coconut coir works well for Anthurium Crystallinum. It is advisable to repot the plant every 1-2 years to refresh the soil and provide room for growth.

Fertilizer:
Feed Anthurium Crystallinum with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Apply the fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) and reduce or stop fertilizing during winter. Over-fertilization can lead to salt buildup in the soil, resulting in leaf burn.

Pruning:
Pruning is not often required for Anthurium Crystallinum. However, you can remove any yellowing or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's appearance. Use clean, sharp shears or scissors to make a clean cut near the base of the stem. Avoid cutting into healthy tissue.

Propagation:
Anthurium Crystallinum can be propagated through division or stem cuttings. To propagate through division, carefully separate the plant into smaller sections making sure each section has roots attached. Plant the divisions in individual pots with fresh potting mix. For stem cuttings, select a healthy stem with at least two nodes. Place the cutting in a container with water or a moistened mix of perlite and peat moss until roots develop. Once rooted, transfer the cutting to a pot with well-draining soil.

Pests and Diseases:
Anthurium Crystallinum is generally resistant to pests but can occasionally suffer from mealybugs, aphids, or spider mites. Regularly inspect the plant for any signs of infestation, such as webbing, tiny insects, or distorted leaves. Treat any pest problems promptly using insecticidal soap or neem oil. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot or fungal diseases.

In conclusion, Anthurium Crystallinum is a visually striking plant that requires bright, indirect light, high humidity, and proper watering to thrive. With the right care, this tropical beauty will reward you with its stunning foliage for years to come.

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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.

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