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Also known as the ‘Chinese Evergreen’, the Aglaonema is a slow growing, decorative houseplant. This evergreen perennial species is native to Asia and New Guinea and is characterised by rounded leaves which can display colours from deep green to silver and bright red. Perfect for a new grower, this easy to care for plant is air-purifying and hardy, meaning you can have great colour displays in your home with minimal effort.

More about your Aglaonema plant

Also called a Chinese Evergreen, these decorative houseplants are native to Asia. They are a popular houseplant due to their wonderful combination of green, silver and red tones that bring a distinctive colour scheme to your home.

Where should I put my Aglaonema?

These slow growing indoor plants don't like too much light, so are great plants for small flats or offices, however you will need to vary the position of each individual plant based on the lightness of is variegation; the lighter the variegation the more light it needs. If you get this right, then you will have a long-lasting houseplant.

You should also consider heat and humidity when deciding where to put this plant. Being a tropical species, they don't really like draughty areas, so it’s best to keep them away from window vents if you can. They also like humidity making them a great conservatory or bathroom plant.

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