(Chinese evergreen)

Family: Araceae


Clump forming soft herbaceous plant commonly used as an indoor specimen; or as an outdoor plant in the tropics.

Variegated leaves with tones of silver are its main attraction

For best results indoors place the plant in well-lite site. Potting mixture needs to be premium grade – well drained and highly organic.

For best results outdoors, protect from direct sunlight, frost, or excess wind. Garden soil needs to be well drained and rich on organic matter. Ensure a good mulch is supplied.



Prone to excessive water collapse therefore be careful with watering especially in cooler seasons.

Very sensitive to frost.

Mealy bugs, spider mite and scale are known to be pests.

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