Plant Care Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/08/2022

About Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

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 'Red Zircon'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Red Zircon' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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 'Red Zircon'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Aglaonema 'Red Zircon' in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

55% Medium

Finding light for Aglaonema 'Red Zircon' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Red Zircon' 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 💪.️

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'

Aglaonema 'Red Zircon'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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