13
Nov
2008
Tricks to boost flourishing in Anthurium
House Plant

Anthurium genus comprises more than 800 species originating in Mexico, northern Argentina and Uruguay.

Anthurium grows well on land with good water retention, but with good drainage.

Considering the nature of the roots of Anthurium epifitica, recommended a porous substrate, consisting of peat, bark and perlite.

If light intensity is excessive it is possible to catch the leaves and flowers of a pale color, even to appear necrotic spots.

Anthurium grows well at temperatures of 18-27 ° C. Relative humidity should be between 70-80%.

Fertilization every 15 days during the veetatie, with low concentration of liquid fertilizer.

One trick to stimulate flowering Anthurium species is glycerin administered for 21 days with water wetting. Glycerin should be in liquid form. A drop of glycerin to a 750 ml bottle of distilled water.

1 g of Epsom salts (magnesium sulphate) to 1 liter of waterdaugiau wetting water every 20 days give a deep green leaves.

If the leaves are pale green, the plant is likely to lack nitrogen.

Plants should be watered on 6 days with water devoid of limestone and sodium.

Adapters is spring.

Plant reproduction may be made by seedlings of shoots, marcotaj or shrubs is tufelor.Despartirea separation between the rest of July until September, when reduced watering.

Source

M. Davalli, MT Preto, 1988. In coltivazione delle piante da appartamento, Padua.

Associate professor Maria Bala, 2003. Special Floriculture, Timisoara

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