Basic Anthurium Laceleaf Care
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.
Bright Indirect Light
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 retains the right amount of water.
They need bright but indirect light
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.
Don't let the soil get too soggy
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.
Don't worry too much about increasing humidity
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.
Only feed your Anthurium Laceleaf in the growing months
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.
Anthurium Laceleaf are susceptible to pests
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.
Anthurium Laceleaf are toxic
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.
Anthurium Laceleaf FAQs
Quick and simple answers to the most common questions we see about the Anthurium Laceleaf.
Are Anthurium Laceleaf plants toxic?
The stems, leaves and sap from your Anthurium Laceleaf are toxic when ingested and can cause skin irritation.
How much sunlight does an Anthurium Laceleaf need?
Anthurium Laceleaf plants love bright but indirect sunlight. Avoid any intense direct light during summer as this can dry out the leaves and scorch them. Whilst they can adapt to more medium light levels, you’ll see stunted growth and a lack of flowers in low light.
Is the Anthurium Laceleaf easy to care for?
Yes, the Anthurium Laceleaf plant is pretty easy to care for as they adapt well to a range of environments and don’t require constant tending to.
Is fertiliser good for Anthurium Laceleaf plants?
It’s super important to only fertilise your Anthurium Laceleaf in spring and summer and not at all during the colder darker months. It’s also important that you weaken and dilute the fertiliser to avoid burn.
Common Problems with your Anthurium Laceleaf
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.
Why isn't my Anthurium Laceleaf producing flowers?
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.
Why does my Anthurium Laceleaf have yellow leaves?
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.
What is causing my Anthurium Laceleaf to have brown leaf tips/ edges?
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.