Anthurium clarinervium is part of the Araceae family. This particular specimen has large heart shaped leaves. The leaves are initially small and metallic purple, maturing into a shimmering, dark green with a prominent midrib and lateral veins. A.clarinervium are native to Mexico and are terrestrial growers.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
Height: Approximately 35cm from base of pot.
How do you take care of Anthurium clarinervium?
Take care of Anthurium clarinervium keeping it in bright indirect light, this plant will tolerate lower light during their dormant period in winter. Keep soil moist during the growing season (March-September), allowing it to dry a little in between watering. Water sparingly in winter. Feed every 6-8 weeks during the growing period. Use a barky potting mix for good drainage, this also allows the roots to breathe.
Is Anthurium clarinervium a good indoor plant?
Anthurium clarinervium is an ideal indoor plant. It thrives best when kept in temperatures between 18-21°C and away from cold draughts.
Should I mist my Anthurium?
You should mist your Anthurium as it prefers higher humidity conditions, between 60-80%. Higher humidity can be achieved by grouping plants together, misting, using a humidifier and placing your plant on a tray of watered pebbles.
How do you propagate Anthurium clarinervium?
Propagate Anthurium clarinervium by cutting a 6 inch stem with at least 2 or 3 sets of leaves on it, then prepare a 10-inch diameter pot 3/4 full with a well-drained potting soil. Place your cutting in a 2-3 inch hole in the soil, cut end first, then water until saturated. It’s important to keep cuttings well watered for the first four to six weeks until their roots have properly developed.
Can you root Anthurium in water?
It’s possible to root Anthurium in water, however, doing so will require more care and maintenance on your part. It’s much easier to keep your Anthurium clarinervium in a pot with a barky potting mix, allowing the plant to grow as it would in its natural environment.