This variety of Chinese Evergreen is easily identified by it's distinctive pink stems and striking leaf colouration. As with most Aglaonema, they are very easy to care for - give them low to bright indirect light and allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering.
Pot size: 12cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Can tolerate low to bright indirect light, although you may lose some variegation in lower light environments.||Medium to bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering, which will be more often in the warmer weather.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months, only doing so when the soil is completely dry.|
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Pink Chinese Evergreen
Scientific Name: Aglaonema commutatum 'Crete'
Toxicity: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: The most sure fire way to propagate Aglaonema is by root division.
Common problems: Under or over watering can result in drooping and yellowing leaves.
Care Tips: Although they can tolerate lower humidity, increasing it will help to boost the growth of your plant!
Fun Fact: These are one of the most popular plants for interior decorating as they can withstand a lot of neglect!
Other varieties: Silver Queen, Red Peacock, Harlequin
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.