Plant Care Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

About Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

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 'Silver Moon'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Silver Moon'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

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

Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' 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 York.

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 Moon'

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 'Silver Moon' in New York

New York, New York

30% Very Low

Growing Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in New York right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 30th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in New York

Sunlight will increase by 38.1% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 38.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, New York is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' 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 New York ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

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

When to repot Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

Nutrient needs for plant Aglaonema 'Silver Moon' in New York

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 29th, 2023

The growing potential in New York is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'

Aglaonema 'Silver Moon'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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