Aglaonema varieties are characterized by their robust growth habits and natural durability making them ideal indoor plants. They are very resistant to disease and can easily adapt to different conditions. These traits make Aglaonemas easy to care for, and as a result, make it a very popular house plant variety. Aglaonemas grow up to 3 feet tall with a spread equal to their height. They bear stems that are crowded with thick, leathery leaves that grow 10 to 12 inches long and 4 to 5 inches wide. The leaves look as if they are brushed with a gray tint except for their edges and ribs, which are soft green.
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Light & Temperature: Temperature for this plant should be at a minimum of 60° F. It is easily damaged by cold drafts and temperatures. Place in a shaded location. Full sun, especially through glass, will most likely burn the exposed leaves. This plant will survive in low-light but for a nice looking plant try to provide bright, diffused natural light. It is ideal for use in a professional office space as it is attractive, easy to care for and will do great under artificial lighting.
Water: If you place this plant in high-light, you can allow the potting mix to dry down approximately ½ to ¾ of the way before thoroughly watering. In a lower light situation, allow soil to dry between waterings.
Care Tips: Take off yellowing leaves on a regular basis. Include removing the petiole with removal of the leaf. You can also remove the towers and flower buds. As the plant stem starts to lean out of the pot, it is time to shorten that stem and begin again. The stem should be cut back to the soil level where a new branch will spring up over time. The cutting should be shortened and planted in the soil near the outside edge of the pot.