How to Care for Chinese Evergreen Plants (Aglaonema Commutatum)



Most Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum) plants are small, low-growing, and have crowded leaves formed near the soil’s surface on short stalks.

The less frequent and  hence more elusive Aglaonema pseudo-bracteatum has a branching habit and is significantly less widespread.

Types of Chinese Evergreen: Varieties

A. modestum: Considered a true Chinese evergreen but also a rather dull plant. A. crispum ‘Silver Queen’ Has a green and blotched silver foliage- a relatively popular variety. A. treubii Has green mottled and cream leaves.

Common Problems

- Cold Temperatures - Leaf Spot - Botrytis - Root Mealy Bugs - Mealy Bugs

How to Grow & Care for Your Chinese Evergreen

- Soil (Not Too Picky) - Light and Location (Lots of Bright, Indirect Light) - Temperature (It’s Tropical, Keep It 70-75° F)

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