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 Phoenix, AZ.

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ

100% Very High

Growing Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Phoenix, AZ

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 13th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Phoenix, AZ

Sunlight intensity will increase by 7.4% ☀️

June 13th, 2021

Phoenix is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to increase by 7.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.8 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema 'Tricolor' in Phoenix, AZ

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

June 13th, 2021

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 13.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.2 total hours of day…

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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 Phoenix, AZ ☀️.️


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 Phoenix, AZ

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

June 10th, 2021

The growing potential in Phoenix is very 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 Phoenix, AZ, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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