Plant Care Chocolate Aglaonema

Chocolate Aglaonema

About Chocolate Aglaonema

Chocolate Aglaonema is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Chocolate Aglaonema likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Aglaonema rotundum

Also known as

Chinese Evergreen, Philippine Evergreen and Chinese Evergreen Red Veining

How to care for Chocolate Aglaonema


How often to water your Chocolate Aglaonema

Water needs for Chocolate Aglaonema
0.5 cups
every 7

Chocolate Aglaonema 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 Chocolate Aglaonema

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Chocolate Aglaonema in your home

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

Chocolate Aglaonema 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 💪.

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How to fertilize Chocolate Aglaonema

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

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Care Summary for Chocolate Aglaonema

Chocolate Aglaonema

Chocolate Aglaonema

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.

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