The Essential Guide to Properly Repotting Anthuriums

The Essential Guide to Properly Repotting Anthuriums -- Anthurium is a flowering ornamental plant that grows quickly if properly cared for. However, not everyone is aware of the stages and how to properly care for anthurium, from growth to distribution. See some important anthurium repotting guidelines for more information.


The most important thing to know if you want to repot anthurium is when is the best time to do so. Anthurium plants require repotting every two years or when to roots become entangled. Spring is the best time to use a pot that is 2 inches larger than before.

Reason for anthurium repotting

- Expansion

Plants that continue to grow and lengthen their roots do not always do well in containers. It is best to use a larger pot to help it grow.
Anthurium with kinked and coiled roots will inhibit growth, which is why repotting is required.


- Land

Growing anthurium in a pot for years can degrade the soil's quality. As a result, anthurium must be repotted every 2 years to maintain soil quality. So that the soil is not damaged and moisture is not lost, as well as the need for plants to absorb nutrients properly.

- Pests and diseases

Repotting is not an emergency, but it is necessary because the plants have been impacted by pests and disease. Many pests and disease conceal themselves in the soil and around plants. Repotting is the most effective method.

Pay attention to the following points to determine when it is time to repot;

- The roots push up through the soil surface
- Visible roots protruding from the drainage holes
- Plant growth appears to be slower than normal
- Problem such as root rot or mildew appear

Use some of the typical plant soil mixture with a combination of the following ingredients:

- Peat moss, which retains moisture in the soil and lightens the mixture
- Coconut coir is an alternative with similar properties to peat moss
- Perlite, a white volcanic rock, is frequently used to improve drainage and increase the space between soil particles
-  Bark, which can improve soil drainage and structure

Follow these steps for repotting:


- Gather all new media, such as containers, potting mix, or other working tools
- Hold the anthuriums plant firmly out of the pot and carefully slider the plant out of the pot
- Shake the plant so that the soil is slowly released from the root bonds
- Loosen the plant and then clip it to separate the plant from the roots
- Place some anthurium plants in new pots that have been filled with soil and other compost mixtures
- Fill the pot with soil in the empty space and the tap the soil to stabilize the plant, don't forget to water slowly and regularly

After repotting care


Even tolerant plant like this anthurium can become ill from repotting. However, you can give the anthurium some time to recover after repotting. Consider the environment by locating it in an area that is not exposed to direct sunlight, watering it on a regular basis, and keeping the soil moist.

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