Aglaonema Red Lady Valentine
The Aglaonema Red Lady Valentine is a mesmerizing houseplant that will bring a touch of elegance and vibrancy to any space. With its stunning red and green foliage, this beauty is a true statement piece. Perfect for both experienced plant enthusiasts and beginners alike, the Red Lady Valentine is renowned for its hardiness and adaptability.
Lighting: Provide your Aglaonema Red Lady Valentine with bright, indirect light to maintain its rich colours. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but its growth may slow down.
Temperature and Humidity: This plant thrives in average to warm room temperatures between 18-29°C. It can tolerate lower temperatures, but avoid exposing it to drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations. Aim for a moderate level of humidity, and consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant to increase moisture.
Watering: Keep the soil of your Red Lady Valentine slightly moist but not soggy. Water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure proper drainage and avoid leaving the plant sitting in standing water. During winter, reduce the watering frequency as the plant's growth slows.
Soil and Fertilization: Use a well-draining potting mix specifically formulated for houseplants. A mix containing peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite works well. Fertilize your Aglaonema every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced houseplant fertilizer. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer package for proper dosage.
Pruning and Maintenance: Trim any yellow or damaged leaves to promote overall plant health. Regularly dust the leaves with a soft cloth to keep them clean and free from dust buildup, which can hinder their ability to photosynthesize.
Propagation: The Aglaonema Red Lady Valentine can be propagated through stem cuttings. Simply take a healthy stem cutting with a few leaves attached, dip the cut end in rooting hormone, and place it in a moist potting mix. Provide warmth and indirect light to encourage root development.
The Aglaonema Red Lady Valentine is not only a stunning addition to your indoor garden but also an air-purifying powerhouse, filtering out harmful toxins and improving the air quality in your home. With proper care, this beauty will thrive and become a focal point, adding color and life to your living space.
Comes in a 12cm plastic pot.