Anthurium vittariifolium - Strap Leafed AnthuriumRegular price $48.00
Beautiful strap leaves that are a lighter green matte texture. The leaves can grow to 2m in length. In their natural habitat these epiphytes grow in tree limbs that have collected leaf litter and organic matter. A great first Anthurium to add to your plant collection as these are easier to care for than other fussy anthuriums.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Pendant leaf anthurium, strap leaf anthurium, anthurium pendens
Origin: South America
Light: Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Aroid mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice then dilute again 1:10 these guys don't like too much fertiliser. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season.
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: The leaves often don't age well. They can get damaged quite easily and brown in places. Unless it is a fungal issue, you can just leave the leaf or trim off damaged bits. repot every 1-2 years to keep it in an airy, moisture retentive and nutrient rich mix.
Flowering: Yes, thin spadices of 2-3 cm long. Not acquired for their flowers.