Anthurium Bonplandii Ssp. Guayanum 'Cobra"

Description

A newer variety of the Anthurium family, the 'Cobra" grows in a birds nest shape and sort of prehistoric in appearance. A unusual species of Anthurium, its foliage is leathery a and a shade of burgundy/purple in color that darkens as it matures. With a compact growth pattern, this plant prefers bright indirect light and high humidity for best growth. 

Available in 4" nursery pot

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Anthurium Bonplandii Ssp. Guayanum
  • Common Name: Cobra
  • Family: Araceae 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care: Easy
  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light. Direct light will causes leaves to burn. 
  • Water: Keep soil moist during spring and summer
  • Humidity:  High humidity. Anthurium like being misted with a light spray of lukewarm water, regularly. Cleaning leaves lightly with a gentle sponge or towel is advised for this plant to maintain humidity. 
  • Temperature:  65-75F. Avoid cold drafts.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize tri-annually. If unfertilized, plant will tend to grow very slowly.
  • Propagation: Division, Stem Cuttings
  • Common Pests: Look out for thrips, mealybugs, scale, and spider mites
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans an