Anthurium Regale is properly named; it's truly regal. They are native to Latin America mainly Peru, Colombia and Ecuador.
Anthurium Regale is prone to root rot, so overwatering the plant can kill the roots. If the plants become too dry in the pot, you may hinder growth so try to maintain a good balance. When the plant becomes overly dry and it's large you will notice the leaves become floppy.
Anthuriums fall under the Araceae family, a diverse genera (125 and over 3k species.)
Water & Humidity;
Water when topsoil is dry, do not keep it too moist when kept indoors. They thrive in humid conditions.
When ready to water make sure to water thoroughly and all around. I like to bring my plants to the sink for a good soak and then I let it drain completely. I usually place it on a saucer and empty it several times until there is no water coming out of the pot or left on the saucer.
They prefer bright indirect light.
Potting Medium & Fertilizer;
Like many epiphytic aroids, they need a well-draining mix; perlite, coco coir, orchid bark will do the trick. You can grow in sphagnum moss but will need to incorporate nutrients.
They benefit from fertilizer throughout spring and summer because they aren't super fast growers. Use a slow-release fertilizer and/or houseplant fertilizer and make sure to follow the packaging instructions (less is more.) I recommend new plant parents begin with slow-release fertilizers because they are more forgiving than liquid fertilizers. If you don't measure liquid fertilizers properly you could easily end up with leaf or root burn.
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