Plant Care Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

About Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

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 'Key Lime'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Key Lime'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Key Lime' 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 Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

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 Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York

New York, New York

31% Very Low

Growing Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 8th, 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 Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York

Sunlight will increase by 47.3% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 47.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 8th, 2023

This month, New York is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Key Lime' 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 ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

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

When to repot Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Nutrient needs for plant Aglaonema 'Key Lime' in New York

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

February 8th, 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 Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Aglaonema 'Key Lime'

Aglaonema 'Key Lime'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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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