Bold jade markings on long thin leaves create the lush foliage of this tough and durable Aglaonema cutlass. This is complimented by dark green highlights dotted around the leaves and delicate U-shaped stems. The addition of a self-watering pot means this is a sure-fire choice for any houseplant newbie looking for an unusual choice likely to do well long term or as a gift.
It will grow quickly up to a height of a metre and will not mind having a long dry phase watering. Perfect for those of us who are a little erratic with our watering patterns! It also requires little light, but will not mind a brighter spot either.
WateringWater it really well in summer when you will see maximum growth, you can keep the compost relatively moist. During winter, allow it to dry out completely as these have been known to succumb to root rot. The most important aspect of these plants’ health is humidity, so even in winter it will benefit from a weekly misting.
Feeding Loves a liquid plant food regularly in the growing season. Once every two weeks is optimum, if it is growing. If it's cold and dark it won't grow, so all food will do is leave harmful salt deposits!
Tips Use in a dark corner, a great plant for a north facing room.
Light Level Really versatile, anywhere out of extreme darkness or full sun and it will thrive.