Red Aglaonema

*Plant height will vary. 

Aglaonema plants are considered good luck. They are easy plants to take care of, especially since they can live in low light conditions. Variegated varieties, however, do require brighter light. The more light, the more color.

Part Sun
Pet Toxic

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Native to regions of Asia and New Guinea. These plants were introduced to the West in 1885. Aglaonema derives from the Greek word aglaos which means shining and nema meaning thread. They are slow growing and can start off small but can grow larger and wider over time. These can be easily propagated with cuttings and by dividing the shoots. Aglaonema’s are good plants to purify the air and remove toxins like formaldehyde and benzene, but are poisonous if ingested.

Part Sun

This plant likes most rooms with windows facing west or east. You could place it in a spot away from a very sunny window – as light intensity goes down quick as you move away from the light source.


Water one a week. Before watering, feel the soil, top layer should be dry, if not dry wait a day or two. If the soil still is wet you risk giving the plant too much water, you don’t want it to rot.

Pet Toxic

Only when ingested it may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal upsetness. Keep out of reach from pets and small children.

Red Aglaonema

Care Tips

Direct sun can damage the leaves and turn them brown

This plant enjoys humidity so purchasing a humidifier is a good idea or mist the leaves once a week

If overwatered the leaves can turn yellow

Native to Asia & New Guinea

Common Names

Siam Aurora
Aglaonema Creta
Chinese Evergreen

Botanical Name




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