Super White Aglaonema- Rare
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Size: Same mature plant (10-12 leaves) mentioned in the given video | Pot Included | Free shipping
How to Grow and Care for Aglaonema
Aglaonema plants are low-maintenance indoor plants. Simply follow these easy plant care guidelines.
- 1. Plant aglaonema in well-draining potting soil. Any high-quality, well-drained potting soil or potting mix will do the trick. For an even higher drainage capacity, try mixing perlite into your soil before planting.
- 2. Place aglaonema in bright indirect light. Aglaonema will tolerate low-light conditions, but their leaf variegation may fade if they’re in the shade for too long. For thriving aglaonema plants with vibrant, variegated leaves, place them in bright indirect light. To avoid scorched or discolored leaves, make sure to keep them away from direct sunlight.
- 3. Let the top inch of soil dry out between waterings. Water your aglaonema plant when the top inch of soil is dry. The leaves will begin to wilt when the plant is thirsty. Keep watering the plant until water seeps out from the pot’s drainage holes, but avoid overwatering the plant as this can cause root rot or yellowing leaves. If water pools on the surface of the soil after watering, tip it out.
- 4. Keep temperatures moderate. Aglaonema plants grow best between sixty and eighty degrees Fahrenheit with high levels of humidity similar to tropical environments. While these plants flourish in high humidity, aglaonema houseplants tolerate most humidity levels.
- 5. Aglaonema plants benefit from occasional repotting. If your aglaonema plant is drooping no matter how often you water it, that’s a sign it has become root-bound. Select a new container that is a couple of inches wider than the current pot, and re-pot the plant once its growing season begins in the spring.
- 6. Use liquid houseplant fertilizer occasionally. Aglaonema plants can thrive without fertilizer, but fertilizing once a month during the spring and summer growing season will help maximize their growth.
- 7. Watch out for mealybug infestations. Mealybugs are small, white insects that feed on aglaonema plant leaves and leave behind a powdery wax residue. If you spot signs of a mealybug infestation, treat your aglaonema plant with insecticidal soap, neem oil, or a cotton swab soaked in rubbing alcohol.
- 8. Propagate aglaonema plants. You can either prune or use propagation methods to maintain the size of your plant. Replanting stem cuttings is the best method for propagating aglaonema plants. Simply take your mother plant and cut off a stem that’s several inches long. Place the cut stem into a container of water. After a couple of weeks, the cutting should begin to root in the water. Once the new roots are about three inches long, transplant your new plant into a container with potting soil.
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