Plant Care Aglaonema stenophyllum

Aglaonema stenophyllum

About Aglaonema stenophyllum

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 philippinense var. stenophyllum
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Aglaonema stenophyllum

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema stenophyllum

Water needs for Aglaonema stenophyllum
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema stenophyllum 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 stenophyllum

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 stenophyllum in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Aglaonema stenophyllum in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema stenophyllum in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 31st, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema stenophyllum in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 20.8% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema stenophyllum in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 31st, 2023

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

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Aglaonema stenophyllum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aglaonema stenophyllum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Aglaonema stenophyllum 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 Houston, Texas ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema stenophyllum

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema stenophyllum

Aglaonema stenophyllum

Aglaonema stenophyllum


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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