Common Name: Super White Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Super White,
Botanical Name: Aglaonema ‘Super White’
Meet the Chinese Evergreen 'Super White'—the aglaonema with serious starch! This easy-care indoor plant comes with a creamy inner glow, framed with a delicate green tinge—the perfect accessory for any home. Add a little attitude to your space with the Super White!
Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ do best in bright, indirect light. Although this plant can survive in low-light conditions, it may not thrive or grow as much. Don’t allow this plant near dimly lit corners with no natural light. Also, avoid this plant being exposed to the direct sunlight, especially during the “sunniest” times of the day. You can use an artificial light source if needed. We suggest a grow light that is made for indoor plants. This will help give your plant the necessary light spectrum for growth.
Your Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ should be watered every 1-2 weeks during the spring and summer. In the fall and winter, you should reduce how often you water this plant. It is important to water your plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Water the plant until you see that the water is beginning to drain from the bottom of the pot. Ensure you don’t allow the plant to sit in standing water.
Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ prefer a well-draining pot mix that lets the water to flow out easily and prevents the roots from sitting in standing water. This plant likes slightly acidic to neutral soil pH. You can use a peat-based potting mix and add perlite or vermiculite, which will enhance drainage, benefitting the plant’s root health.
It is best for Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ plants to be in average room temperatures that are between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Try to not expose your plant to temperatures that are under 60 degrees for a long amount of time, as this can cause cold damage to your plant!
The Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ thrives most in moderate to high humidity levels. We suggest that you aim for a humidity level that is around 40% to 60%. To increase the humidity levels surrounding your plant, you can group plants together, put a tray of water near the plant. Or mist the leaves with avoid (avoiding water on the flowers)!
Your Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ should be fertilized every 4-6 weeks during the spring and summer. You shouldn’t fertilize this plant in the fall and winter. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer with a ratio of 20-20-20 or similar. Don’t apply fertilizer to a dry or stressed plant, as this can lead to fertilizer burn.
The mature height that Chinese Evergreen ‘Spathonema’ plants can reach on average is around 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 cm) tall. This plants growth rate and height truly depend on factors such as light, temperature, humidity, and the care it’s provided.
Pet Friend or Foe
Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ are mildly toxic to pets! Foe!
- Ensure that your Chinese Evergreen ‘Super White’ is receiving good air circulation, as it helps to prevent the buildup of moisture and reduces fungal issues occurring.
- You should rotate your plant every few weeks to ensure even growth!
- Keep an eye out for common pests such as spider mites and mealy bugs.
- Reduce or pause fertilizing your plant in the fall and winter months!