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Welcome to The Bio Dude!
Common Name: Chinese Evergreen
Scientific Name: Aglaonema 'Simplex'
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, TerraFirma
Soil Depth: Moderate to Deep with proper drainage
Lighting: Low to Medium *Too High of Light will cause bleaching of the leaves in this Aglaonema*
Humidity & Misting: 45%-100%, Can tolerate 20%-45% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: This dark-leafed Aglaonema has wider leaves than most and is great for your heavier animals. These plants grow via stalks and can get rather tall if not pruned/ Thick tuberous root structure allows for sturdy anchorage
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Background (Tall) or underplanting
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Aglaonemas are members of the Family Araceae so they contain low levels of oxalic acid and sharp calcium oxalate crystals known as raphides. Ingestion is not recommended and may cause oral irritation
Pot Size & Packaging: A single 4" potted Aglaonema Simplex plant / Plant is Shipped bare root wrapped in newspaper