Aglaonema Silver Bay
Aglaonema Silver Bay
How to Care for an Aglaonema Silver Bay
Light: Aglaonema Silver Bay plants prefer indirect sunlight. Direct sunlight in the morning and afternoons is okay as the light is less harsh. If your room has a window you will be fine, although a Aglaonema Silver Bay will grow faster the brighter the room is.
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Water: They prefer to dry out between waterings. Press your finger about an inch into the soil and if it is damp, do not water it. If it is dry it is time to water. In the summer you will water twice as much as the winter waterings.
Soil: Well-draining potting mix will let a Aglaonema Silver Bay thrive.
Humidity: The average humidity in a house is great
Aglaonema Silver Bay Information
An Aglaonema Silver Bay is a Chinese evergreen plant, which makes it a tropical perennial. There are many variations, or cultivars, of aglaonema plants, and they all make excellent house plants.
A reason they are so popular is their large, narrow, oval leaves, which grow on short stems. If provided the right conditions, they will flower in the spring or summer. Not all Aglaonema plants can flower, so if yours does we are very excited for you.
Aglaonema Silver Bay is one of the most popular Aglaonema house plants because it is easy to care for, even for beginners. There are many variations of Aglaonema's, and the Silver Bay is no exception.
This is a plant that will add personality to your home decor.
Aglaonema Silver Bay Growth
A Chinese evergreen growth rate is slower than some other tropical house plants, which makes it an excellent plant for beginners and experienced plant growers. If you have a busy schedule, this is the plant for you.
Aglaonema Silver Bay Water
Watering an Aglaonema Silver Bay every two weeks is very common. Be sure to let them dry out between waterings. This will allow the roots of the plant to get fresh air before more water is applied.
When it's time for watering, soak your Aglaonema Silver Bay thoroughly for 30 minutes, and let the excess water drain for 5 minutes, place your plant in its pot, and you are good for 2 more weeks.
Some plant growers are concerned about root rot, but if you are letting your plant dry out completely between waterings, you have nothing to worry about. Root rot occurs when the plant is watered too frequently, not how much it is given at one time.
Aglaonema Silver Bay Sunlight
Placing a Aglaonema Silver Bay in medium light, bright and indirect light, is enough to let it thrive. A table, ledge, or desk that is 2 or 3 feet from a window is the perfect amount of light, being sure that leaves are kept out of direct sun.
The more sun your Aglaonema gets, the more water it will need, which you will learn over time. During the winter months your plant will get less sun and need less water. During the summer, more water will be used and your plant will grow much faster.
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