The Aglaonema (also called Chinese evergreen) is a highly decorative plant with several interesting varieties. The Bidadari, in particular, is often favoured for its unique pink variegation; this does mean, however, that they require more light than green Aglaonema.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
Pot: 17cm pot
Height: Approximately 50cm from base of pot.
How do you take care of Aglaonema bidadari?
Take care of Aglaonema bidadari by keeping it in a space that is consistently above 15°C in temperature, ensuring that it is not exposed to draughts. Keep this plant in humid conditions and ensure that you keep a regular watering schedule.
Why is my Aglaonema bidadari drooping?
Aglaonema bidadari drooping is a sign that the plant is not being given the right watering or lighting. This plant’s leaves will begin to curl if they are exposed to direct sunlight, insufficient light usually results in wilting or drooping.
Does Aglaonema bidadari need light?
Agloanema bidari needs light in order to stay healthy. Position this plant so it receives plenty of indirect light, due to its variegation, Aglaonema bidadari requires more light than other variations.
How do you make Aglaonema bidadari bushy?
Make your Aglaonema bidadari bushy by removing new leaves as they appear. Gently pull new leaves by grasping the stem it grows from and pulling. The leaf should come away without too much resistance. Be careful not to overdo this, as the plant does need new leaves to sustain its growth.
Is Chinese Evergreen an air purifier?
Chinese Evergreen can purify the air of benzene and formaldehyde. Chinese Evergreen was one of several plants that NASA experimented with for their Clean Air Study. Scientists measured to what extent each plant cleared the air of several toxins whilst aboard a sealed space station.
Are Aglaonema bidadari poisonous?
Aglaonema bidadari is considered poisonous. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause irritation to the body if ingested. Its juice can also cause skin irritation and painful rashes. As such it should be kept out of reach of animals or children.
How do you revive an Aglaonema bidadari?
Reviving an Aglaonema bidadari can be achieved once you understand what is causing the plant to not grow as it should. Usually, this plant’s ill health can be isolated to either over-watering, under-watering, too much or not enough light, or a lack of nutrients. Root rot can also affect the plant, which should be remedied by either drying out the potting mix or replacing altogether, and cutting away any rotting roots.
How often should I water my Aglaonema bidadari?
Water Aglaonema bidadari thoroughly during summer, allowing compost to dry out slightly between waterings. Reduce watering in winter. The more light it gets the more water it will need.
How big do Aglaonema bidadari get?
Aglaonema bidadari can grow up to 120cm tall.
Is Aglaonema bidadari an indoor plant?
Aglaonema bidadari should be considered an indoor plant, as it requires high humidity in order to grow properly. A warm, humid, bright environment, such as a greenhouse, is ideal for this plant, but it can also grow perfectly well inside the home.