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Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

The Chinese Evergreen is a great houseplant that is easy to grow and thrives in low light.


• Water: when needed, keep soil moist but not soggy.

• Light & Location: Indirect Light to low light

• Temperature: 65-80º

• Fertilize: Every 4 weeks

Available in-store most of the year.

Common Problems of The Chinese Evergreen

  • Curling Leaves may mean underwatering the plant
  • Black Stems or yellow leaves may mean you are overwatering
  • Yellow leaves could mean you need to fertilize or too much direct sunlight
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Product Description

The Chinese Evergreen is in the Aglaonema family of plants and is very popular as a houseplant as it thrives in low light conditions of a home. It is very popular as a houseplant because of the variation of colors of its leaves. It is slow growing so you won’t need to change the planter too often.

Growing Conditions:

-Place in a bright location inside your home that has indirect or low light.

-Keep soil moist and allow the plant to dry out between watering. Check the soil with your finger or a pencil tip before watering.

-Fertilize once per month with an all-purpose houseplant fertilize.  Yellowing leaves can sometimes mean a lack of fertilizer.

-Give the Chinese Evergreen space and occasionally prune off older or yellowing leaves.

When planting in a container follow these instructions:

-Select a sturdy container 1-2 times larger than the pot it came in. You can use any good planter made of ceramic, terracotta, plastic or wood. Make sure your planter has drainage holes.

-Use quality potting soil like Bumper Crop Gardners Gold potting soil.

-Place the Chinese Evergreen in the center of the planter with the crown of the roots just above the soil line.

-Add water slowly and saturate the soil just after transplanting

-Place near an indirect source of light inside your house.

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