Aglaonema Commutatum 'Silver Bay' Chinese Evergreen
The Aglaonema Commutatum 'Silver Bay' is a common variety of the Chinese Evergreen. It is recognized by its silvery-green and bright, almost reflective, foliage. These plants are easy to care for and great for beginners. While the 'Silver Bay' can tolerate periods of low light they thrive in indirect bright or medium light.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Aglaonema
- Common Name: Silver Bay Chinese Evergreen
- Family: Araceae
- Native Range: Asia and New Guinea
Ed's Care Guide
- Light: Adaptable to most indirect lighting conditions but prefer medium to bright indirect light
- Water: Water when the top two inches of the soil are dry.
- Humidity: Average
- Temperature: 60-80 Fahrenheit. Avoid cold drafts and temps below 60
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Typically not needed, but if fertilizing, use a general houseplant fertilizer and fertilize in spring or summer.
- Propagation: Root division
- Pests: Resilient to pests
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets