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Anthuriums are beautiful, easy-care plants that can add a touch of tropical flair to any home. In our guides down below, we teach you how to grow and care for anthuriums so you can enjoy their lush foliage and stunning heart-shaped spathes. We also provide in depth advice on water requirements, propagation, pest and disease control, cultivar selection, and more!

How to Propagate Anthurium Plants from Seed

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You can grow anthurium plants from seed, but first, you must encourage the flowers to produce seed you can harvest to sow while it’s fresh. Our guide shares tips for manually pollinating the flowers and sowing the seeds. This method is cost-effective but requires patience and discipline from an indoor gardener.

How to Identify and Manage Anthurium Pests

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Anthuriums make a gorgeous, colorful, glossy addition to the home, so perfect they can look fake. Easy-care and relatively pest free, that doesn’t mean hungry insects never pay a visit. Learn all about the types of pests that might try to ruin your perfect anthuriums and how to deal with them in this guide. Read more now.

7 Types of Anthuriums to Grow as Houseplants

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Different types of anthurium houseplants offer dramatic foliage or long-lasting color. This guide introduces anthurium species that are most popular with indoor gardeners, including bird’s nest, velvet cardboard, and flamingo flowers. All of these tropical beauties thrive in high humidity with minimal care.

Why Anthurium Houseplants Droop and What to Do About It

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Why does your anthurium look wilted? Causes could include too much or too little water, insufficient humidity, root rot, scorching from direct light, or maybe mealybugs or whiteflies. Here’s how to determine the causes when this tropical houseplant starts to droop, and how to revive your anthurium if it’s possible.

The Right Way to Water Anthurium Houseplants

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How much water do anthuriums need? These colorful, tropical houseplants require ample humidity and moist soil, but too much water will harm them. Help them to thrive indoors with well-draining soil and proper pots, learn how often to water, and decode signs that your plant is getting too much water, or too little.

How to Grow and Care for Anthurium Houseplants

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Tropical anthurium houseplants add color to your decor and are easy to care for. This guide covers how to grow the healthiest plants, from propagating cuttings to maintaining humidity, to repotting. The colorful spathes will last for weeks, but take less work than most flowering indoor plants. Read more now.