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Chinese Evergreen

Botanical Name
Aglaonema commutatum
Zones 10 to 12
2 to 3 feet
18 to 24 inches
Rare indoors - white spadix with green spathe (Arum)
Diffused or indirect light, avoid direct sun
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Keep soil moist, but do not overwater
  • Prefers room temperatures between 65° to 75° F - avoid temps below 50°
  • Tolerates low humidity in homes better than many houseplants
  • Propagate by division, cuttings, air layering or seed
  • Toxic to dogs and cats
Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, scale, rot in poorly draining soil
  • Emerald Beauty - green leaves with pale green markings
  • Red Siam - red edges on broad leaves
  • Red Valentine - green leaves with pink and red blotches
  • Silver Bay - green leaves with silver centers
  • Spilt Milk - white markings on green leaves
  • Golden Fluorite - chartreuse leaves streaked in pink and red
  • Georgi's Ruby - green leaves marked with red and chartreuse
  • Pink Dalmatian - green leaves spotted with pink
  • Anyanmanee - green leaves variegated with dusty pink
  • Ultra Pink - large red-pink leaves rimmed in green
  • White Calcite - dark green leaves speckled with bright white spots
  • Two Tone Moonstone - attractive foliage of pink, cream and green

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