The Chinese evergreen 'stripes' showcases lanceolate leaves with silvery and soft green stripes. Aglaonemas are easy going plants which can tolerate a bit of underwatering and medium light.
Size: 12cm pot x 35cm height
Origin: Tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and New Guinea
Light: Indirect light / medium light
Watering: Allow the top 2-3cm of the compost to dry between waterings when the plant is actively growing, usually from spring through autumn. Reduce watering frequency in winter if light levels are lower.
Feeding: Use half the recommended dose of a balanced liquid fertilizer every 6-8 from spring through autumnm, or whenever you can see active growth.
Soil: Equal parts of soil-based compost, perlite and bark or coco fiber.
Troubleshooting: Aglaonemas can live in medium light conditions, however as tropical plants they are very susceptible to cold temperatures and overwatering. Yellowing, droopy leaves may be a sign of too much water, while dark patches on the leaves could be chilling injuries.
Tip: This plant can be toxic if ingested, so we advise to keep it away from pets and children. Direct sunlight can leave sunburn marks on the leaves, so it is best to keep it away from direct sun.
Did you know? Aglaonemas are evergreen perennial plants and have been cherished and grown in Asia as 'good luck plants' for centuries, which may have been the reason why they are commonly known as Chinese evergreens.