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 Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 2nd, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…
December 1st, 2022
Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.2 megajoules of energy per m…
November 29th, 2022
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of …
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 Sacramento, California ⛅.
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.
November 30th, 2022
The growing potential in Sacramento 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…