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Anthurium standleyi
Scientific Name: Anthurium standleyi Croat & R.A. Baker
Family: Araceae
Anthurium  standleyi
Anthuriums, in one of the Royal Palm Hotel courtyards, in Phoenix
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 21-24
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Tender, needs a protected area

Heat Tolerance: Shade only in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Brazil, Peru, up to Costarica

Growth Habits: Up to 4 feet tall, 5 feet in diameter (1.2 m x 1.5 m)

Watering Needs: Abundant water


Anthurium standleyi is a fairly common bird's nest anthurium. In the wild it is terrestrial (meaning that it grows in the soil).

Cultural Practices:
Do not plant too deeply, keep moist but not soaked. Beware of slugs and snails, eliminate them with bait or pick them up at night. Wash the foliage regularly to control mites. Mulch abundantly, and fertilize monthly.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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