One of the most used interior landscape plants is the aglaonema. Aglaonema has been grown as luck-bringing ornamental plants in Asia for centuries.
Aglaonema is a demanding plant considered to be a shade tolerant plant with glossy pink-green leaves with a cream color patch. The leaves of the species are oval and the trunk is erect. The plant is often grown in offices due to its unpretentiousness and beautiful ornamental leaves.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Aglaonema dud anyamanee, Aglaonema anyamanee|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 1.21 meters|
|Flower Colour||Greenish-white spathe|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloom|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- Keep the plant indoors with bright indirect natural light or bright artificial light.
- Protect the plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- The soil should be well-drained and fertile for growing aglaonema plants.
- Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not overwater the plant.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy season but do not let the plant dry out completely.
Application of Fertilizer
- During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
- Remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil, or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
- Do not place your plant in bright direct sunlight it can burn the leaves of the plant.
- keep away from the AC Vents.
- Do not overwater the plant especially when the pot does not have drainage holes.
Aglaonema Dud Anyamanee Care
The most preferred method for aglaonema propagation is propagation via stem cuttings, but can also propagate through seeds and root cutting. Propagation by seeds– Take the fresh aglaonema seeds which are found at the base of mature plant flowers, wash the seeds in H2O mixed water or in acidic water, prepare the seed germination soil mix, or coco-peat mix, spread the seeds at the top it and cover very lightly. Place it in indirect sunlight, recommended temperature for seed germination is 25-35 degrees Celsius. It may take up to 45 -60 days for seeds to germinate.
Propagation via stem cuttings– Stem cutting is the most preferred method of propagation, cut the new shoots with a minimum of five leaves or old plant stem with a sanitized cutter and plant it into the soil or coco-peat mix. Place it in indirect sunlight, if the temperature is above 20-degree Celsius, new shoots will emerge from cuttings in 25-45 days.
Propagation via root cuttings– This method is the safest and assures success, the plant is separated from the mother plant with roots and planted in a new container and kept in indirect sunlight, newly planted plant starts building own root system in quick time like 5 -10 days. 15 -35-degree Celsius temperature is ideal for this method.
|Sunlight||Bright light but no direct sunlight.|
|Soil||soil should be well-drained and fertile.|
|Temperature||16 to 30 degree C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Aglaonema Dud Anyamanee Special Feature
Glossy pink-green leaves with a cream color patch.
Aglaonema Dud Anyamanee Uses
- It is used as the ornamental plant
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