How to plant and care for anthurium from A to Z (INFOGRAPHICS)

Soil preparation

So, you decided on an independent landing and cultivation of an anthurium. Naturally, this requires certain materials. The first is a soil mix.

In a special flower shop you can purchase the necessary soil mixture for anthurium.

Responsibly refer to the choice of soil for planting anthurium. If there is little rough material or insufficient drainage, then at the bottom of the pot it is worth laying out the pebbles. This will help the excess water to drain quickly after watering, rather than stagnate. And a hole for drainage is required.

If there is a stagnation of water in the pot, then the roots can get sick. They develop various fungal diseases.
But the soil mixture for anthurium can be easily made by yourself if you have leafy or turfy soil, moss or peat, charcoal and coconut fiber at your fingertips. Here you can also add a substrate for orchids. This will increase the looseness of the soil.Some growers add cones, wood chips, and crushed bark to such a peculiar ground.

As a result, you should have a soil mix, in which the coarse elements should be 10 - 15% of the total content. This will give the soil under anthurium excellent water permeability. Yes, and the air will be available to the roots in the right quantity.

Acidity should be slightly acid in this soil mixture.

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