Plant Care Aglaonema 'Silver III'

Aglaonema 'Silver III'

About Aglaonema 'Silver III'

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 'Silver III'

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Silver III'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Silver III'


How often to water your Aglaonema 'Silver III'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Silver III'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Silver III' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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 'Silver III'

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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 'Silver III' in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

28% Very Low

Growing Aglaonema 'Silver III' in Omaha right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver III' in Omaha, Nebraska

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 27th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver III' in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunlight will increase by 34.3% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Omaha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to increase by 34.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver III' in Omaha, Nebraska

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 26th, 2023

This month, Omaha is getting an average of 6.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Silver III' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Silver III' 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 Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.


How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Silver III'

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Silver III'

Aglaonema 'Silver III'

Aglaonema 'Silver III'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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