Plant Care Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane'

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. 🤞

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 Orlando, Florida.

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 Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida

60% Medium

Growing Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in Orlando right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in Orlando, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 29th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in Orlando, Florida

Sunlight will decrease by 19.5% ☀️

November 29th, 2022

Orlando is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to decrease by 19.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Garnet Coltrane' in Orlando, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2022

This month, Orlando is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…

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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 💪.️

Orlando, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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 Orlando, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Orlando is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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

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