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I got a present of a anthrium fever plant, the leaves are turning brown, i keep it moist and in good light, also the roots are over the top of the pot will i put it into a bigger pot. I would be very thankful for a answer to the problem.



From what I know of them, it sounds as if you are getting it right as the instructions recommend letting the roots fill the pot before potting on.
Re the leaves browning. - Anthuriums grow best with day temperatures of 78 to 90 F, and night temperatures of 70 to 75 F. Temperatures above 90 F may cause foliar burning, faded flower color, and reduced flower life. Night temperatures between 40 to 50 F can result in slow growth and yellowing of lower leaves.
I suspect once you repot all will be well, dont forget to feed and provide good drainage.

10 Nov, 2011


Humidity is also important. Unless your heating system has an exceptionally good humidifier attached, I would keep a tray of water under the plant, with the pot propped up ABOVE the water level, on stones or pot feet, to provide a cloud of humidity.

14 Nov, 2011


Thanks for the reply, any advise is much appreicated.

14 Nov, 2011

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