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Aglaonemas 'Brilliant Beauty' (Chinese Evergreen)

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Plant description

aglaonemas chinese evergreen brilliant beauty 1

Aglaonemas 'Brilliant Beauty' is a great foliage plant for indoors and sheltered outdoor spaces. It has broad sword shaped leaves, two toned green heavily splashed with cream and gold. Aglaonemas are from tropical south east Asia, and are widely grown. A good easy care indoor plant that should not be overwatered or over fertilised. Mealy bug can be a problem, to keep the plant healthy take it outdoors every now and again and leave it in the rain to flush excess salts from the soil, but protect from the sun. Likes to be misted regularly, and can take low light conditions. Slow growing and dislike cold conditions. Reputed to bring good luck.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: cream
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Sunlight tolerance for this plant is not specified.
The frost tolerance of this plant is not specified.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: not specified.

Sand: not specified.

Diseases

Rot in over wet conditions

Pests

Mealy bug, red spider mite

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser applied sparingly.

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