Bright but without direct sunlight
Spathiphyllum comes from the tropical rainforests of South America, where it thrives under the protection of the giants of the jungle. There, in its natural location, the single leaf is used to only indirectly bright light - the plant does not get direct sunlight due to the dense canopy of leaves. You should reproduce these natural conditions in your living room so that Spathiphyllum feels comfortable with you. So choose a place that is as bright as possible, but not directly sunny - placing the pot directly on the windowsill is out of the question. Basically, the single leaf gets along very well with shady and partially shaded places, although it does not bloom in a location that is too dark and will only grow a little.
- Briefly introduced: the tropical single leaf and its suitability as a houseplant
- Water the single leaf regularly
- Are brown flowers normal on a single leaf?
Make sure the humidity is high
You should also ensure that the air humidity is as high as possible, because in the rainforests - which after all are not so called for no reason - there is a humidity of at least 70 to 100 percent. For this reason, the single sheet feels most comfortable in a daylight bath. If you place the plant in the living room, however, you should ventilate frequently and also spray the plant regularly with rainwater or stale tap water. This also serves as a preventive measure, because if the room air is too dry, Spathiphyllum is often attacked by spider mites or the red spider.
Here are some things to keep in mind about the location for the Spathiphyllum:
- bright cookie
- no direct sunlight
- Partial to shady also possible
- Single leaf does not bloom if it is too dark
- high humidity
With regard to the substrate, it is best to choose potting soil rich in nutrients and humus.