I bought this plant yesterday and the person told me it was a male and female plant. Is this true? I was disgusted. I felt like throwing it out. I would never thought of it like that.
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The anthurium has both male and female structures on the plant. Some plants have only male or female, not both. It's important for purposes of breeding new cultivars. If you want to increase your plants, it's best to divide them when they become rootbound.
Here is information on their care and breeding: