Plant Care Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

4.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Chinese evergreens have been growing in homes throughout Asia for centuries as symbols of good fortune. They were introduced to the Western world in 1885. Their ancestors were cultivated starting in the 1930s and became especially successful in Florida, where most foliage plants are now produced. 🤞

Taxonomy

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Cutlass'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Cutlass'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Cutlass' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

32% Very Low

Growing Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight will increase by 37.5% ☀️

January 31st, 2023

Baltimore is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to increase by 37.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.4 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

February 3rd, 2023

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Aglaonema 'Cutlass' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aglaonema 'Cutlass': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aglaonema 'Cutlass' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Baltimore, Maryland, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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globe Fort Lauderdale, FL
09/21/2021

It’s looks to be ok in low indirect light. The roots are big and thick and take up lots the pot space. Not as attractive as other Aglaonema plants but seems to grow slow and low light if that matters.

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