Aglaonema Stripes - Chinese Evergreen 60cm
Aglaonema Stripes in nursery pot ϕ-17cm h-15cm (please note that basket from the picture is not includet)
The leaves are the first thing you notice on the Aglaonema ‘Stripes’ - elegant mid green stems hold up beautifully striped foliage of green and mint. One of the things that makes the Chinese Evergreens such a popular houseplant is the amount of different varieties there are and the highly decorative patterns on their leaves. They are able to become statement pieces within your home's decor, from pale green to silvers, reds and pinks - there is an Aglaonema to fit everyone's style.
Light: Aglaonema will thrive in low to bright light levels. The lighter the leaf colour the higher the required light levels. Plain, dark green varieties will thrive in near shade, whereas the lighter, variegated types need well lit, bright conditions. Avoid direct sunlight as this will scorch the leaves.
Water: Keep the soil moist at all times, do not allow it to dry out. Do not overwater as this may encourage root rot. Moderation is the key.
Temperature: Normal room temperature 18-24°C, however avoid cold draughts.
Humidity: Chinese Evergreens can tolerate less humidity than some other plants, yet it will still appreciate your efforts to improve surrounding humidity levels, either via regular misting or using a pebble tray.
Feed: Slow release fertiliser once a month during the growing season.
Air Purifying: Cleans and improves air quality by filtering toxins from the surrounding environment.
Height and Growth Rate: A well behaved slow grower reaching an ultimate height of 1m.
Toxicity: These plants can cause irritation if eaten and the sap is a skin and eye irritant. Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Origin: Tropics and subtropics of Asia and New Guinea.