Plant Care Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

About Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

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 'Manila Whirl'

Also known as

Aglaonema 'Manila Whorl'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'


How often to water your Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl' 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 Orleans, Louisiana.

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 'Manila Whirl'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl' in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl' 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 đź’Ş.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.


How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

Aglaonema 'Manila Whirl'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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