Plant Care Aglaonema

Aglaonema

About Aglaonema

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 lucky
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Aglaonema

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema

Water needs for Aglaonema
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Aloha, Oregon.

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

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

27% Very Low

Finding light for Aglaonema in your home

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

Aglaonema 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 Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema

Aglaonema

Aglaonema


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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