Plant Care Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

About Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Aglaonema 'Garnet Coltrane'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Water

How often to water your Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Water needs for Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'
0.5 cups
every 7

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 New York.

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 Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

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 Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York

New York, New York

30% Very Low

Growing Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 27th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York

Sunlight will increase by 34.7% ☀️

January 27th, 2022

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 34.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 27th, 2022

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

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

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 New York ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

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

When to repot Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Nutrient needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in New York

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

January 26th, 2022

The growing potential in New York 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 repo…

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Care Summary for Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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