Variegated Aglaonema: home care

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Many growers prefer to make beautiful andunusual exotic flowers, such plants include Aglaonema. Care at home for her is not problematic. Like all indoor plants, the flower requires compliance with the temperature regime, regular watering, feeding, proper lighting. Evergreen Aglaonema came to us from India, in appearance it resembles diffenbachia, differs only in the duration of flowering, bushiness, and narrower leaves.

Aglaonema care at home
To date, there are more than 100 speciesthis plant. There are several types: shiny, mushrooms, trays, painted, ribbed. Florists very often choose the Silver Queen. Beautiful agate leaves with silvery spots stand out such an aglaonema. Care at home after her almost no different from caring for other species of this family. If everything is done correctly, then the leaves of the beauty will become completely silvery, and she will release a white or yellowish flower.

Since this plant came to us from India,then there is nothing surprising in the fact that he loves the warmth of Aglaonema. Care at home should ensure that the temperature is maintained within 20-25 ° C. The flower is suitable for both natural and artificial lighting, but it does not tolerate direct sunlight, as it can get burns, disfiguring leaves. It is also not recommended to put Aglaonum in premises where there is tobacco smoke and drafts.

aglaonema care photo
The plant favorably refers to frequent watering,it loves moisture, but does not over-moisten, leading to rotting roots. It is very important to stick to the golden mean. Water is always necessary to use a permanent, less frequent in winter, and in summer it is often necessary to water a flower. Aglaonama is transplanted every two years to a new, more spacious pot. This is usually done in the warm season: in spring or in summer. As this is a poisonous plant, its juice can irritate the skin. To transplant a flower is best in gloves, after the end of the procedure, you should wash your hands with soap.

Substrate can be purchased already ready, suitablethe most common soil for indoor plants. When preparing the soil mix itself, it should be remembered that it must be loose, so charcoal, humus, sand, peat must be added to the leaf earth. Agenone propagates by cuttings. Care at home involves harvesting planting material in the spring. Cuttings are cut at the very base and immediately planted in a tall pot, this is necessary for the rapid development of the root system. But adult plants should grow in low vases.

aglaonema
In some cases, Aglaonema can begin to hurt. Care (photo gives an idea of ​​how a healthy plant should look) In this case, it is necessary to send for correcting mistakes. Twisted leaves and brown tips indicate the drying of the soil or too dry air. If the chlorine content is high in water or light, the aglaonema can begin to turn yellow. On the flower because of the low temperature, gray rot often attacks. If you eradicate the causes of the disease, then the plant again will please you with a beautiful appearance and lush foliage.

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