Aglaonema 'Silver Bay'
Aglaonema 'Silver Bay'
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Aglaonema 'Silver Bay'

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Aglaonema is part of the Araceae family, its native range is from NE. India to Papua New Guinea. These decorative plants are widely cultivated with dramatic colour variations. The Silver Bay has long elliptic to lance-shaped leaves, with silver markings and green margins. Green Aglaonema are more tolerant of lower light levels.

Genus name comes from the Greek aglaos meaning splendour and nema meaning thread (referring to the stamens).

Pot: ø 17cm.

Height: Approximately 50cm from base of pot

Light: Bright indirect light, meaning the plant sees the sun for 0-4 hours per day - this could be through trees or a translucent curtain, it’s important for the plant to see the sky in order to thrive.

Water: Allow the first 2-3 inches of mix to dry out. Before watering, ensure the substrate isn’t compacted, if it is, aerate it with a few pokes of a skewer or blunt stick, pour water slowly over the top and allow the water to pass through the drainage holes.

Potting mix: A well draining mix composed of coco coir, perlite or vermiculite, orchid bark and worm castings. 

Fertilising: Feed your plant every other watering during the growing season or when you observe active growth. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.

Temperature: Ideally 18-21°C, no cooler than 15°C.

Humidity: Aglaonema would prefer higher humidity but do well to adapt to average home humidity. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a watered pebble tray or using a humidifier.

Aglaonema are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.