Plant Care Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Aglaonema 'Tigress' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Aglaonema 'Tigress' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet

About Aglaonema 'Tigress'

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 'Tigress'

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Tigress'

How to care for Aglaonema 'Tigress'


How often to water your Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Tigress'
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema 'Tigress' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 'Tigress'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Tigress' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Tigress' 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aglaonema 'Tigress' in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Tigress'

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

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Aglaonema 'Tigress'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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Keep a close eye on your plant because if you don’t you might have a mealy bug infestation in full bloom

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