Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'
About Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'
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 'Garnet Coltrane'
How to care for Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'
Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 2nd, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
February 1st, 2023
Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 44.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
February 2nd, 2023
This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 13.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of dayl…
Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.
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 Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 29th, 2023
The growing potential in Boston 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 repot …