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PlantFiles: Anthurium
Anthurium fornicifolium

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anthurium (an-THUR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: fornicifolium

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Veined
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive olddude On Jul 2, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Found in Ecuador this plant was collected in 1976.
A. fornicifolium is an epiphytic species with slender, long leaves. The inflorence has a green sometimes purpleish spathe and a pink becomeing olive green and finally yellow spadix. Berries are orange-red.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida



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