10 - 20cm Aglaonema Pictum Bicolor 10.5cm Pot House Plant

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Delivery Time: Delivered within 1-2 working days. £6.99 for Unlimited Plants

These plants are kept in optimal conditions at their specialist growers until ordered. This means they take little longer to be delivered, but quality is assured. Please allow up to 7 days for these to be delivered.

Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor' is a particularly striking variety of the Aglaonema genus, known for its unique camouflage-patterned foliage. This variety is distinguished by its olive green leaves marked with variegated shades of dark green, creating a pattern that resembles military camouflage. This aesthetic makes it highly sought after by houseplant enthusiasts and collectors alike. Like other Aglaonemas, the 'Bicolor' is appreciated for its resilience and relatively low maintenance requirements, making it suitable for a wide range of indoor conditions.

General Care Guide for Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor'

Lighting: Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor' thrives in low to medium light conditions, making it an excellent choice for spaces with limited natural light. However, brighter, indirect light can enhance the leaf coloration and patterns. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.

Watering: Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor' prefers evenly moist soil but is tolerant of sporadic watering, making it forgiving to occasional under-watering. Ensure good drainage to avoid waterlogging and root rot.

Humidity: This plant benefits from high humidity but can adapt to average household humidity levels. If your home is particularly dry, consider increasing humidity with a humidifier, misting the plant regularly, or placing it on a pebble tray with water.

Temperature: Ideal temperatures range from 18°C to 24°C (65°F to 75°F). Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor' is not cold-tolerant and should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature drops, particularly in winter.

Soil: Use a well-draining, peaty potting mix. A mixture that includes peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite is ideal for providing the necessary moisture retention and drainage.

Feeding: Fertilize lightly with a balanced, liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in the fall and winter months when the plant's growth naturally slows.

Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root-bound. Spring is the best time for repotting, giving the plant a fresh start with new potting mix and more room to grow. Choose a pot only slightly larger than the current one to avoid excess soil moisture.

Pest and Disease Management: Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor' is relatively pest-resistant but can occasionally be affected by common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Regular inspections and prompt treatment with insecticidal soap or neem oil can manage infestations. Over-watering can lead to root rot, so ensuring proper soil drainage and watering practices is crucial.

Aglaonema pictum 'Bicolor', with its unique and striking foliage, is a beautiful addition to any indoor plant collection. Its care requirements are manageable for gardeners of all experience levels, allowing even beginners to enjoy this exotic plant's beauty.

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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