Plant Care Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen 'Tricolor' and Aglaonema pictum var. tricolor


Aglaonema pictum

How to care for Aglaonema 'Tricolor'


How often to water your Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Water needs for Aglaonema 'Tricolor'
0.5 cups
every 7

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

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 'Tricolor'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

87% High

Growing Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia, PA

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

June 13th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently high 📈.

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

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia, PA

Sunlight intensity will increase by 8.5% ☀️

June 13th, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 8.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.8 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia, PA

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

June 13th, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 11.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.8 total hours o…

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Finding light for Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in your home

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

Aglaonema 'Tricolor' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, PA ☀️.️


How to fertilize Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

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

When to repot Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Nutrient needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Philadelphia, PA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 13th, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …

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Care Summary for Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Aglaonema 'Tricolor'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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