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. 🤞


Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Cutlass'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Cutlass'


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 Fort Worth, Texas.

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

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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 Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Growing Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Fort Worth right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Fort Worth, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 30th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Fort Worth, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 24.5% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Fort Worth is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 24.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Fort Worth, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 26th, 2023

This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 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 Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.


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.

When to repot Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Nutrient needs for plant Aglaonema 'Cutlass' in Fort Worth, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 29th, 2023

The growing potential in Fort Worth is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Aglaonema 'Cutlass'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Fort Worth, Texas, 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

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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