Common Name:Â Chinese evergreen red valentine, Painted Drop-Tongue
Botanical Name:Â Aglaonema commutatum red valentine
Other names:Â Aglaonema â€˜Red Valentineâ€™
Origin:Â Southeast Asia
Bring this plant home and make your every day - a sweet Valentineâ€™s Day. This beauty will add love, romance, and excitement to your life. This plant has simple the most stunning & lovely foliage - with large lush green leaves having shades of red spreading through the center or sometimes randomly splashed over it. Approved by NASA as an air-purifying plant, â€˜Red valentineâ€™ is also a great air humidifier. You can practically grow this ornamental plant anywhere but it an excellent choice for adding a splash of color to your living room or bedroom.Â
Growth Habits:Â Up to 40 inches (â‰ˆ 100 cms)
Soil Requirement:Â Any well drained potting mix
Watering Schedule:Â Twice a week
Light condition:Â 6 â€“ 5 hours of bright indirect sunlight
Ideal Temperature:Â Anywhere between 16 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions:Â These plants do not require much repotting. You may be required to do it once in two years. Use some fresh soil while repotting.
Suitable Locations:Â Places where the plant can get indirect light like Balcony, closer to window, floor accent, etc.
Â â€¢ Water well during summer months and reduce it during winter but do not let the soil dry completely. You can also mist the plant to raise the humidity level. â€¢ You can wipe the big leaves of this plant with a moistened cloth or cotton to remove dust & dirt. â€¢ Right place for this plant is very important. You will need to find a spot of low indirect light. Too much sunlight can damage the leaves. â€¢ Always remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and discard them.