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Aglaonema Silver Bay for Sale Online
Aglaonema Silver Bay or Chinese Evergreen Silver Bay plants require little maintenance and thrive in low-light conditions. The dark green leaf margins highlight the bright, almost reflective silvery-green leaves.
Aglaonema Silver Bay care includes bright indirect light and medium to high humidity levels. These indoor plants will tolerate low light and fluorescent light conditions. However, Aglaonema plants are trendy for their laid-back nature and easy-to-care-for regimen, making them suitable for most environments.
When watering your Aglaonema, we recommend watering when the top inch of the soil has dried. These plants are pretty drought tolerant and can handle a missed watering or two. However, it would be best if you erred on the side of caution when over-watering your plant, for this is when root rot becomes an issue. Potting your Chinese Evergreen plant in a pot with drainage holes will help you to avoid this issue.
Aglaonema Silver Bay is also a good choice for those looking for air-purifying plants. According to a NASA study, Aglaonemas can remove benzene and formaldehyde from the air inside your home.
Silver Bay is easy to match with any décor. As a perfect plant for beginners, these tropical plants will bring new life and color to a space with minimal effort.
|30 to 36 Inches
|30 to 36 Inches
|Tropical House plant
|Fluorescent to bright indirect
|Green and white
|Green and Silver
|Likes to dry out some between watering. If unsure, do not water
|Attractive plant to be featured or in the background of any room in the house, does well with minimal care
How to Care for Aglaonema Silver Bay
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!
How do I fertilize Aglaonema Silver Bay?
Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water-soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow-release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick-release fertilizer mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow-release fertilizer while potting and planting. Any fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment.
How should I plant my Aglaonema Silver Bay?
We suggest planting your newly purchased Aglaonema Silver Bay into a container that is 2"-4" wider and 3"-5" deeper than the container it is in currently. Use a well-draining potting mix, and be sure to disturb the roots when transplanting. We recommend adding a slow-release fertilizer to the new potting mix. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. We do not recommend planting in any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the container. Keep in mind that this new potting mix will retain more moisture than the previous container, so watering, in the beginning, should be less frequent.
How do I water Aglaonema Silver Bay?
The Aglaonema Silver Bay should receive water relatively infrequently, as the plants like to dry out some between watering. The easiest way to tell if a plant needs water is by the weight of the container. If the container is heavy and the foliage is upright, chances are good the plant doesn't need water, whereas a light pot and limp foliage mean the plant needs some water. Sometimes, water pours out of the container without being retained by the soil. Soaking the dry potting soil in a small dish or saucer can be a way to solve this problem. It is crucial not to water the foliage of these plants; it will lead to leaf damage. Also, do not overwater them; this will lead to root rot disease or plant death. If you're unsure, it is always better to let the plant go dry instead of drenching it with water. Moisture meters are another easy way to tell if plants need to be watered and usually come with a guide to indicate what number or level of different moisture plants require.
What is the best soil for Aglaonema Silver Bay?
The best soil for Aglaonema Silver Bay is a well-balanced mix of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite that dries some between watering but takes a long time to compact. Typically, any reputable potting mix will work well and includes those ingredients. Adding a granular, slow-release fertilizer while planting is a way to help the plant thrive in the transplanting transition. Be sure the potting soil is well-draining and that your plant is in a container with excellent drainage holes. The combination of the two will help avoid any risk of root rot disease. A disease that is caused when your plant sits in standing water for too long.