One of the most used interior landscape plants is the aglaonema. Aglaonema has been grown as luck-bringing ornamental plants in Asia for centuries.What makes it special:
- NASA recommended air purifier plant.
- Popular low maintenance plant.
- Plant for AC rooms, office desk, etc.
- Best indoor plant with colored attractive leaves.
||Aglaonema Butterfly - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Aglaonema Butterfly is a species of genus aglaonema categorized under Araceae plants family. They are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and New Guinea. They are known commonly as Chinese evergreen. Aglaonema plants are attractive, varied, tough, drought-tolerant, low maintenance and hard to kill houseplants with colorful foliage.
||18 inch (46 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||up to 38.1 centimeter
||Easy to grow
Planting And Care
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- Keep the plant indoor with bright indirect natural light or bright artifical light.
- Protect the plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing aglaonema plant.
Application of Fertilizer
- Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not overwater the plant.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season but do not let the plant dry out completely.
- During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
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- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
- Do not place your plant in bright direct sunlight it can burn the leaves of plant.
- keep away from the AC Vents.
- Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
Aglaonema Butterfly Care
Initial (1 -2 weeks ) care once the plant reaches your place:
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
- Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
- Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
- Keep the plant in indirect light.
- Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
||Bright indirect natural light or bright artificial light.
||soil should be well-drained and fertile.
||16 to 30 degree C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Aglaonema Butterfly Special Feature
Attractive deep green color leaves like peace lily petite.