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4” Anthurium Papillilaminum

4” Anthurium Papillilaminum

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Elevate your indoor plant collection with the exquisite Anthurium Papillilaminum, a rare and stunning tropical plant known for its velvety, dark green foliage and unique inflorescence. This plant is a true gem for any plant enthusiast, offering both beauty and a touch of the exotic.

Key Features:

  • Striking Foliage: The Anthurium Papillilaminum is renowned for its large, heart-shaped leaves that are dark green to blackish-green and velvety to the touch. The leaves are densely papillose, giving them a unique texture that is both visually and tactilely appealing.
  • Inflorescence: This plant features an erect inflorescence that stands taller than the leaves. The spadix is green, and the spathe is green tinged with red-violet, adding a splash of color to its dark foliage. The flowers are cream-colored with a brush-like stigma.
  • Terrestrial Growth: Native to the rainforests of Panama, this plant grows as a terrestrial species, making it well-suited for indoor cultivation in pots.

Care Instructions:

  • Light: Provide bright, indirect light to keep the leaves vibrant and healthy. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry. Ensure good drainage to prevent root rot.
  • Humidity: High humidity is essential for this tropical plant. Aim for humidity levels of 60% or higher. Use a humidifier or place the plant on a pebble tray with water to maintain moisture levels.
  • Temperature: Maintain a warm environment, ideally between 65-75°F (18-24°C). Protect from cold drafts and sudden temperature changes.
  • Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark, to provide the right balance of moisture and aeration.
  • Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season. Reduce feeding in the winter months.

Special Care Tips:

  • Propagation: Propagate by stem cuttings or root division. Ensure each cutting has at least one node and a few leaves. Use a rooting hormone to encourage root development.
  • Pest Control: Regularly check for pests such as spider mites and aphids. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Display Ideas:

  • Containers: Use decorative pots that complement the plant's dark foliage. Ensure the pots have good drainage to prevent waterlogging.
  • Arrangements: Pair with other tropical plants for a lush, vibrant display. The velvety leaves of the Anthurium Papillilaminum make it a standout piece in any plant collection.
  • Gift Idea: This rare and exotic plant makes an excellent gift for plant lovers and collectors. Its unique appearance and relatively easy care make it a delightful addition to any home.

Bring the beauty and elegance of the rainforest into your home with the Anthurium Papillilaminum. Its stunning foliage and unique growth habit make it a standout addition to any plant collection. Order yours today and experience the exotic charm of this velvet leaf Anthurium!

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