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Medium_0323c710-9a32-4971-a73a-23f15f027fc8 How can these plants thrive, and do I have the lighting wrong?

One of these plans grew slowly but happily in my semi/well-lit bathroom. I recently bought what I thought was the same plant and put them together, and give them a good water at least once a week (in the shower, making sure the water is drained and all soil is moist). Before planting them together, the original plant seemed to have old leaves die off leaving the stem and new leaves unsupported I would like to know:
a) what plant it is
b) what’s the best lighting/positioning for this plant
c) what can I do to give it its best chance to thrive?
Thank you, Yasmine

Submitted: 04:33PM, 13 Mar 2019
Answer: Hi Yasmine,
Thank you for contacting Yates.

The leaves look like Anthurium, a popular indoor plant. It’s best to be kept indoor with bright filtered light. Also, it’s important to make sure the top 2-3 cm potting mix is dried out in between watering. To feed, try Yates Thrive Houseplant Liquid Plant Food. It is a complete liquid fertiliser that provides most houseplants with the balanced nutrition they need to produce stronger, healthier foliage and an abundance of vibrant flowers.

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Hope this helps and happy gardening.

Best Regards,
Yates Horticulturist

Category: Potting Plants
Tags: plant iD
Answered: 12:45PM, 22 Mar 2019


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