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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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 24th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
January 23rd, 2022
Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 29.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy…
January 23rd, 2022
This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 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 ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
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.