Plant Care Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

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 'Green Bowl'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

💦 Water

How often to water your Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aglaonema 'Green Bowl': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl': 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 Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' is sensitive to dry soil and should be watered frequently. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' 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 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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💨 Humidity

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

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🪴 Soil

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

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💩 Fertilizer

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

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❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl' is native to tropical Asia and New Guinea.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'

Aglaonema 'Green Bowl'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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