Will add colour to the shadiest of tropical borders, and perk up gloomy rooms in your home or office a treat. Colour gets stronger as the plant matures - which for a "Red" Valentine is very pink. Keep it warm, over 15C, to maintain its good looks.
Aglaonema commutatum'Red Valentine' - Chinese evergreen DESCRIPTION: Broad glossy leaves generously splashed with rose-pink and red. Aglaonemas originate in shady tropical Asian forests. USES: Ideal container plant for a shaded patio or indoors in a well lit room. Suited to underplanting in tropical style gardens PLANTING: Plant in a shady spot with indirect sunlight and regular irrigation. Prefers free draining soil or a good quality potting mix. CARE: Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and only if soil seems dry once established. Apply a slow release fertiliser yearly and liquid feed every three months for loads of vibrant foliage. Pruning isn't required, simply remove the old leaves for a quick tidy up - but wash hands afterwards as sap can be irritating to skin. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30-60cm H x 30-60cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.