Aglaonema commutatum Siam Aurora

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The Aglaonema Commutatum 'Siam Aurora', also known as the Red Aglaonema, is a stunning indoor plant celebrated for its vibrant and colorful foliage. This tropical beauty brings a touch of elegance and exotic charm to any interior space, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and decorators alike.

Characteristics:

  • Foliage: The 'Siam Aurora' boasts striking leaves with bold red edges and veins, contrasted against a backdrop of deep green. The vibrant red hues make this plant a standout piece in any collection.
  • Growth Habit: It has a compact, bushy growth habit, typically reaching up to 2-3 feet in height, making it suitable for tabletops, shelves, and floor displays.
  • Air Purifying: Like other Aglaonemas, the 'Siam Aurora' helps improve indoor air quality by filtering out common pollutants.

Care Instructions:

Light:

  • Preferred Light: Thrives in low to medium indirect light.
  • Tolerance: Can adapt to low-light conditions but the red coloration may be more pronounced with brighter indirect light.
  • Avoid: Direct sunlight, which can cause leaf burn.

Watering:

  • Frequency: Water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Method: Ensure thorough watering until water drains from the bottom, then empty the saucer to prevent root rot.
  • Caution: Avoid overwatering and allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

Humidity:

  • Ideal Levels: The Aglaonema Commutatum 'Siam Aurora' prefers higher humidity levels but can tolerate average household humidity. Ideally, it thrives in humidity levels around 60-80%. In particularly dry environments, especially during winter when indoor air tends to be drier, it benefits from occasional misting or being placed near a humidifier to maintain optimal humidity levels.
  • Enhancements: Benefits from occasional misting or placement near a humidifier in particularly dry environments.

Temperature:

  • Optimal Range: 18-27°C
  • Avoid: Exposure to temperatures below 15°and cold drafts.

Soil:

  • Type: Well-draining potting mix.
  • Recommendation: A mixture of regular potting soil with perlite or sand to improve drainage.

Fertilizing:

  • Frequency: Feed every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  • Type: Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength.

Pruning:

  • Purpose: Remove yellowing or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's appearance and health.
  • Method: Use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to cut leaves at the base.

Repotting:

  • When: Every 1-2 years or when the plant outgrows its pot.
  • How: Choose a pot one size larger with good drainage, and refresh the soil during repotting.


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