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By Gramic

United Kingdom Gb

I have a Anthurium Scherzerianum (Flamingo plant) which I recently moved and now the leaves are turning yellow and the flowers drooping. Why is this? Any advice for recovery/



As i don't know what conditions are like in its new position, all I can do is give you a list of its likes and dislikes as follows:
Average warmth, minimum 60 degF in winter
Water a little every few days to keep compost moist at all times (but not waterlogged)
Mist leaves frequently, or stand in a pebble tray half filled with water to increase humidity round the plant
Bright light in winter, some winter sun acceptable, protect from sunlight in summer.
Keep away from heat sources such as radiators, etc.

Perhaps the conditions in its new position are too cold, or too near a heat source, or you've had your heating on and its not responded well to the dry air.

4 Nov, 2010


Thanks. It has been by a radiator in the hall, with light thru the main door. I'll follow your advice and hope for the best!

4 Nov, 2010


Not enough light for it there, not to mention the problem with the radiator and dry air...

4 Nov, 2010

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