Chinese evergreen-Silver Bay , comes from South East Asia, where you’ll find her modestly basking in the dappled light under large tropical trees.
it become a very popular small indoor plant due to her chilled-out, low-maintenance personality.
it needs virtually no looking after and requires very little light or watering.
With minimum attention she’ll reward you with lovely silvery foliage to add a little luxury to your home or office.
Classified by NASA as one of the top ten trees to clean the air of harmful toxins.
Temperature : thrive in warm, moist, partially shaded locations.
Lighting preference : will manage in low light conditions but prefer indirect sunlight.
Irrigation of water : Keep the soil moist at all times, do not allow it to dry out. Do not over-water as this may encourage root rot. Moderation is the key.
Humidity : Chinese Evergreen plants do well in regular household humidity or higher.
Fertilization : feed with fertilizer once or twice per year will be much appreciated.
Flowering : Remove Chinese Evergreen flowers as soon as they appear. The flowers are not very attractive and use energy that the plant needs to produce its beautiful leaves.
Air Purifying : Cleans and improves air quality by filtering toxins from the surrounding environment.
Soil : potting soil is fine. Just be sure it’s formulated for houseplants which it’ll say on the bag
Pot Size : Keep a Chinese Evergreen a little root-bound in a small pot so that the soil can dry out quickly.
Pruning : Not much is needed .
Toxicity : Chinese Evergreens are considered to be toxic to pets