Plant Care 'Lucky Red'

'Lucky Red'

About 'Lucky Red'

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 'Lucky Red'

Also known as

Aglaomena lucky and Aglaonema Lucky Red

How to care for 'Lucky Red'


How often to water your 'Lucky Red'

Water needs for 'Lucky Red'
0.5 cups
every 7

'Lucky Red' 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 'Lucky Red'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for 'Lucky Red' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant 'Lucky Red': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

'Lucky Red' 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 'Lucky Red' in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize 'Lucky Red'

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

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Care Summary for 'Lucky Red'

'Lucky Red'

'Lucky Red'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


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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