If you are looking for a low maintenance plant that also produces colourful flowers, then the Anthurium Laceleaf is the one for you. Below you will find all the information you need to care for an Anthurium Laceleaf.
I love the sunshine but too much direct light will damage my leaves.
I don’t like my soil to be too dry or too soggy. Little and often is what I’m after.
Please make sure the air isn’t too dry, otherwise, I won’t be a happy plant.
I need soil specifically for indoor plants as it will retain the right amount of water.
Whether you're looking to make sure your Anthurium Laceleaf is in it's perfect conditions, or looking to see if one could work for your space. We've got you covered.
As with many other houseplant types, the Anthurium Laceleaf needs a spot with lots of indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight (especially in summer) as this can damage the leaves and flowers.
Whilst Anthurium Laceleaf do like some moisture in the soil, you want to avoid waterlogging it as they are sensitive to any overwatering. Over winter you want to make sure the soil dries out completely between waterings.
Whilst you can mist the plant every now and again to raise the humidity level, Anthurium Laceleaf will survive just as well in the normal humidity level of your home.
It’s super important to only fertilise your Anthurium Laceleaf in spring and summer and not at all during the colder darker months. We recommend weakening your fertiliser to avoid burn.
We recommend giving your plant and the leaves a real once over every few weeks to check for signs of pests. These include: yellow leaves, holes in the leaves, white residue on the plant or visible bugs.
The stems, leaves and sap from your Anthurium Laceleaf are toxic when ingested and can cause skin irritation so keep your plant away from small children and pets.
Here are some common issues that you might run into. It's important to diagnose any issues early to give your plant the best chance of bouncing back.
A lack of flowers on a Anthurium Laceleaf is usually down to a lack of sunlight. Move your plant into a new sunnier spot but keep it away from too much direct sunlight. Do remember that your Anthurium Laceleaf won’t grow flowers during autumn and winter.
If you notice yellow leaves developing on your Anthurium Laceleaf then it is most probably due to overwatering. Check the moisture levels in the soil to see if it is waterlogged and clumpy and replace if needed. Reduce how much you are watering in future, especially during winter.
Another less common reason why Anthurium Laceleaf develop yellow leaves is over-fertilisation.
Brown leaf tips on an Anthurium Laceleaf is usually a sign the air is too dry. Try to mist the plant twice a week and shower it occasionally to increase the humidity. We also recommend investing in a humidifier as they are great for both you and your plants.
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