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PlantFiles: Anthurium
Anthurium ottonis

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anthurium (an-THUR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: ottonis (o-TOE-nis) (Info)

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
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

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
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:
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Anthurium ottonis has very narrow, upright leaves This species is from medium to high elevation in Bolivia and Peru. Prefers intermediate to cool conditions and can produce leaves over two feet long yet less than three inches wide.



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