Plant Care Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

About Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

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 'Dazzling Gem'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Water

How often to water your Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Water needs for Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen
0.5 cups
every 7

Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

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.

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Finding light for Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen: 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 Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen

Dazzling Gem Chinese Evergreen


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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