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About Chinese Evergreen
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. 🤞
Also known as
Malay lady, golden evergreen, philippine evergreen, posion dart plant, Aglaonema 'Spitfire', Spitfire, Red Emerald, Aglaonema spitfire, Algaonema 'China Red' and Aglaonema Pink Princess
How to care for Chinese Evergreen
Chinese Evergreen needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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October 21st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Las Vegas is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
October 21st, 2021
Las Vegas is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Las Vegas is expected to decrease by 30.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.8 megajoules of energy per m2…
October 20th, 2021
This month, Las Vegas is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of …
Chinese Evergreen 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 Las Vegas, Nevada ☀️.️
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 Chinese Evergreen after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
October 17th, 2021
The growing potential in Las Vegas is medium 👌.
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 a…
What other plant parents say
It doesn’t need to be in front of a window I put mine in front of a window one time and it started dying so I put like 10 feet away from the window it can survive in a darker room (if you don’t have direct sunlight)….try to keep the top moist….it’s a pretty easy plant to take care of.It grows extremely fast like at least one new leaf each week if you take care of it properly I’m no expert but if you are going to buy one do some research so it can strive ☺️.