You can grow aglaonema commutatum schott just about anywhere in your home. it tolerates low light well, but also grows well in bright spots. It doesn’t even need natural light to thrive. Aglaonema commutatum schott does just fine in offices with fluorescent lighting.
The plant is equally low-care when it comes to water; you can water regularly, keeping the soil evenly moist, or water once every few weeks and aglaonema commutatum schott will do equally well. It doesn’t require fertilizer, but will grow best if fertilized once or twice a year in spring or summer (or every six months) with a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer. Aglaonema commutatum schott is not recommended for human or animal consumption.
V I T A L S
Bright indirect sunlight
Water once a week
Where to grow
Not pet friendly
Fertilizer/ feed for the plant:Feed monthly with a balanced fertiliser. In winters, feed once in 6 weeks. Aglaonema or Chinese Evergreen needs warm, slightly humid conditions to thrive and they will not fare too well in chilly areas.
Repotting : Chinese Evergreens are easy-going and it is sufficient to repot them once in 2 years. Use a good potting soil.
Propagation : Propagation of Aglaonema is hassle free. They propagate through the cut off tip just like a stem tip cutting. Another method of propagation is through division but the plant needs to be older and root bound for that to work.
1. Why is my Aglaonema plant drooping?
Drooping of leaves is an indication of improper light or water requirements. Too much of light makes the leaves weak and floppy. Move your plant away from the harsh light to avoid droopy leaves.
2. Why are my aglaonema leaves are developing grey, greasy blotches?
Chilly climate causes these grey, greasy splotches in the Aglaonema plants that further begin turning yellow. Remove the damaged leaves and move the plant to warmer areas, such as near the window or in the balcony.
3. Why are Aglaonema leaves stiff and pale?
If you have kept your Aglaonema in too much sunlight, the leaves are going to turn stiff and pale. Reversing this is easy - just move the plant to a shadier place.
Style and Décor
Style and Décor
Light Requirements :Aglaonema is a boy who likes low indoor light, so he’s happiest near a window. He does not like very cold climates or too much light so be mindful of that
Locations :The best place for the Chinese Evergreen is closer to a window. But he will be equally happy anywhere where he can get indirect low light.
Styling/décor tip :The Chinese Evergreen is one of the best plants if you have a contemporary interior décor. Pot the Aglaonema in chic pots that are synchronous with the décor and place these plant babies on a side table, in the living room, reading room or any place where you need to break the monotony of the room.
Aglaonemas are perfect houseplants which survive in adverse conditions for a plant, these are adaptable to low or artificial light, human livable temperature range and low humidity at ease, most of plants under the genre are care free about the potting medium as these can be grown in water, coco-peat or soil without hassle. If you are looking for an indoor plant, you should give a try to Aglaonemas, Peace Lilies, Dracaenas or Philodendrons, these will not disappoint or need much of your attention to bring tropical look and clean harmful pollutants from the indoors air.
Aglaonema Modestum was taken from China to Europe because of its nature to thrive in the natural temperature between 16 to 45 degree celsius (60 to 113 degree fahrenheit) while indoor air conditioner temperature between 18 to 24 degree celsius. Aglaonemas major commercial cultivation started in Europe and from there it was taken to United States in seventies. It is matter of pride to have an aglaonema plant added to interiors green decoration, there are more than 100 patent varieties of aglaonema in the United States which are cultivated with monopoly because of its high demand, foliage, beauty and adaptability to indoor weather conditions.