How to propagate anthuriums by cuttings?
Do you have an anthurium plant that’s so pretty that you’d like to have another just like it? Well, you can, just by taking a cutting from the one you have. It’s easier than you might think – and fun to do, too!
Propagate anthuriums by cuttings
To grow an anthurium from a cutting, cut a stem from the plant and trim off all the leaves close to the stem. Then cut the stem into a number of pieces, each of which has to have at least one eye (leaf bud). Then stick the pieces in an upright position in a pot containing a loose, well-draining mixture of half sand and half peat and preferably cover the cuttings with a translucent plastic foil. Keep the potting soil somewhat moist and best at a temperature of 25 to 30 degrees C. The cuttings should start to develop roots and leaves within a few weeks. Once the small plants are large enough to handle, transplant them to larger pots.
Caring for your young anthurium plants
Click here to read about the best way to care for your young anthurium plants.
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