Anthuriums are strong-cut flowers with a unique long shelf life. They can stay fresh for at least two weeks! However, there are a number of things that you’ll be able to do to increase the vase life of Anthurium cut flowers. Read our best tips in this article!

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How to increase the vase life of Anthurium cut flowers

A clean vase

A bouquet of fresh flowers is sure to brighten up your day and add a pop of colour to your space. And if you take care of them properly, Anthuriums will last for a minimum of two weeks. Always start with a clean vase, and fill it with water. Anthuriums don’t need fertilizer, but you can use it if you combine them with other flowers. Remove about two inches off the end of the stems and make your cut at a 45-degree angle. This helps the flowers absorb more water and prevent wilting. Place the flowers in the vase.


The best spot

Next up, is looking for the best spot in your home. In general, flowers will flourish in a space that is cool and shady. So preferable place them in a spot that receives light, but not direct sunlight. Keep Anthuriums away from draughts, radiators and ripe fruit.

Maintain Anthurium cut flowers

To increase the vase life of Anthurium cut flowers, change the water about once a week. Make sure to remove wilted flowers from the bouquet and strain out leaves, petals and any other debris floating in the water, to prevent bacteria growth. And while you’re at it, cut an inch off the end of the stems. This way they can absorb extra water and the flowers will last even longer!

increase the vase life of Anthurium

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