It has a lush dark green foliage.
The leave are quite big and can be cleaned easily.
It produces white flowers. As the flowers
are not attractive, it is better to remove them because they consume the
Aglaonemas can adapt the varying degrees
of light and is therefore a very good indoor plant requiring minimal care.
It cannot grow in direct sunlight.
Aglaonemas rot very easily. Watering should
be done very carefully, maybe once every alternate day. The soil
should be kept moist but not soggy or totally dry. The symptoms of
over watering are yellowing leaf tips; stem and root rot; pale new growth.
If the plant is under watered, leaf tips
become brown, older foliage becomes yellow, leaves look droopy and dull,
stems lean out of container.
|Pest and Problems:
Generally not infested by pests, except
for periodic infestations of caterpillars (larvae) of lepidopterous insects,
as well as Aglaonema and latania scales.
||Apply fertilizers at intervals of 4 months.
The lower leaves which tend to get discolored
over a period of time should be removed.
||Cuttings from the stem.
It can be used for mass planting in shady
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