20 - 30cm Aglaonema Sun Star Chinese Evergreen 12cm Pot House Plant


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Aglaonema 'Sun Star' is a hybrid variety of the Aglaonema genus, which is known for its vibrant foliage and low-maintenance nature. It is an ideal houseplant that thrives in low to moderate light conditions. Here are some care tips to help your Aglaonema 'Sun Star' thrive:

  1. Light: Aglaonema 'Sun Star' prefers low to medium indirect light. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight, as this can cause leaf scorching. It can tolerate low light but may lose some of its vibrant coloration.

  2. Watering: Water your 'Sun Star' when the top 1-2 inches of soil feel dry to the touch. Be careful not to overwater, as this can lead to root rot. It's better to err on the side of underwatering rather than overwatering.

  3. Humidity: Aglaonemas appreciate a moderate level of humidity. You can increase humidity around your plant by placing it on a tray filled with pebbles and water or by using a humidifier. Misting the leaves occasionally can also help.

  4. Temperature: These plants prefer temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). Avoid placing your 'Sun Star' near drafty windows or air conditioning vents, as it is sensitive to cold drafts.

  5. Soil: Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix for your Aglaonema 'Sun Star'. You can make your own mix by combining equal parts of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil.

  6. Fertilizing: Feed your plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilizing to every 8-10 weeks in fall and winter.

  7. Repotting: Repot your 'Sun Star' every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one and has drainage holes. Be gentle when repotting to avoid damaging the roots.

  8. Pruning: Prune your Aglaonema 'Sun Star' to maintain its shape and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves. You can also remove any old or overcrowded stems to encourage new growth.

  9. Pest control: Check your plant regularly for common pests like spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Treat any infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

By following these care tips, your Aglaonema 'Sun Star' should thrive and maintain its vibrant foliage.

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