Plant Care Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

About Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

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 'Golden Madonna'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Chinese evergreen

How to care for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Water

How often to water your Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Water needs for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'
0.5 cups
every 7

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 'Golden Madonna'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

30% Very Low

Growing Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 31st, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 37.8% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 37.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 31st, 2023

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours o…

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Finding light for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in your home

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

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

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

When to repot Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Nutrient needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

January 30th, 2023

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 …

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Care Summary for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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