Plant Care Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Agloanema 'Harlequin'

About Agloanema 'Harlequin'

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 'Harlequin'

How to care for Agloanema 'Harlequin'


How often to water your Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Water needs for Agloanema 'Harlequin'
0.5 cups
every 7

Agloanema 'Harlequin' 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 Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York

New York, New York

31% Very Low

Growing Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York right now

Light needs for plant Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

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 Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York

Sunlight will increase by 44.8% ☀️

February 5th, 2023

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 44.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, New York is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Agloanema 'Harlequin' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Agloanema 'Harlequin': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Agloanema 'Harlequin' 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 ⛅.


How to fertilize Agloanema 'Harlequin'

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

When to repot Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Nutrient needs for plant Agloanema 'Harlequin' in New York

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

February 2nd, 2023

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 Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Agloanema 'Harlequin'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


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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