Aglaonema Lipstick Red Plant
Aglaonema siam Aurora is widely known as Chinese Evergreen Plant or Lipstick plant. It is an appealing draught tolerant foliage plant. The colorful foliage with dazzling splashes of hot red on glossy green leaf surface makes is a perfect plant for home and office decor.
Plant special features
|Sunlight:||Requires Full or Partial shade. It thrives best in bright indirect sunlight. Avoid keeping your Aglaonema Lipstick Red plant in full sun because, in many cases, the leaves will burn. The plant can also tolerate a low light area, but the colours may not be as deep and rich.|
|Watering:||Aglaonema prefers moist well drained soil during summers and springs but, soggy soil may lead to root rotting. Avoid over-watering especially when the pot does not have drainage hole to avoid root rotting. Water only when the top soil is totally dry.|
|Temprature:||16-30 degrees Celsius.|
|Soil:||Grows well in well drained fertile soil rich in organic content.|
|Repotting:||Repot the plant once it is outgrown, with some fresh soil mix and fertilizer. At the time of repotting pick a pot that is at least 1-2 inches bigger than your previous pot. Re-potting to be done late evening. Keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.|
|Bloom Time:||Spring, summer. The flowers are white in color.|
|Propagation:||The plant can be propagated using stem cuttings or by dividing the plants during re-potting. Propagation to be done during mid-summer when the temperature is warmest.|
|Toxicity:||Toxic to Cats and Pets. Aglaonema Red Lipstick plants are poisonous due to Calcium Oxalate crystals. If ingested they cause irritation of the mucous membranes, and the juice can cause skin irritation and painful rash.|
Dos and Don’ts:
Clean the leaves of Aglaonema Red with a solution of little bit of dishwashing detergent / liquid Sanitizer spray and water. Wipe off the leaves after applying solution. Avoid placing the plant in direct sunlight as it may burn the leaves.
Avoid over-watering especially when the pot does not have drainage holes.
To increase the humidity levels around your plant, mist it frequently, and consider placing it in a humidity-prone area of home, like your kitchen or bathroom.
Styling and décor tips:
Best as potted plant near the window.
Ideal to decorate the bedroom as it makes the space peaceful and helps in relaxation, additionally best suited for offices as it looks great as a table top plant.
Payal S –
A beautiful plant for the table .. even the stems are baby pink pink color ! Looks best in a black planter !
Nikhil A. –
Very attractive and healthy plant, nice packing
Nice variety of plants
Go for it