Chinese Evergreen

    Commonly Known As:
  • Aglaonema Maria,
  • Aglaonema Commutatum

The Silver Bay Aglaonema, also known as the Chinese Evergreen, is a tropical plant with lush leaves, native to China and the Philippines. There are multiple cultivars of the Aglaonema varying in sizes and colors, but all Silver Bay Aglaonema feature rich green leaves attractively patterned with silver, making it a fun and easy plant to decorate with.

  • light

    The Aglaonema is low light tolerant, allowing it to live in most living spaces but it thrives in medium to bright indirect sunlight. It is best to keep it in an area that has enough light to read. An East-facing window, filtered by thin curtains or blinds will do well, but it can also be kept in lower light areas.

  • water

    We suggest watering your Silver Bay houseplant once a week, allowing the soil to drain and dry. Aglaonemas are forgiving to under watering but are less tolerant to over watering. Yellow leaves are a sign of overwatering, so if you start to see them, simply remove the yellowing leaves and scale back on the water.

  • temperature

    Similar to humans, plants like the Aglaonema Silver Bay prefer temperatures of 65⁰F to 85⁰F. Do not expose to temperatures below 50⁰F.

  • fertilizer

    A very light feeder, apply a balanced houseplant fertilizer to your Chinese Evergreen at half strength once every 1 - 3 months during the growing season.

    Plant Facts
  • Invites Good Luck: In Asia, the Chinese Evergreen has a reputation of bringing good luck.

  • Low Light Tolerant: The Chinese Evergreen is renowned for growing well in low-lit areas, making it a popular office plant. It will happily live its life in the shade and even thrive under artificial light.

  • Flowering Plant: From time-to-time Aglaonemas will produce flowers, and although they are not very showy, they are a must-see for plant parents.

  • Chinese Evergreens are native to subtropical regions of Asian and New Guinea.

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • The stems and leaves of the Aglaonema Silver Bay are toxic and should be kept away from pets and children.

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