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Aglaonema 'Adelia'

Family Name: Araceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Occasional Misting Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Foliage

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Biogeography

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Herb to 30cm tall
Foliage Leaves ovate - oblong, to 15cm long by 8vm wide, leaf blades dark green, veins bright pink, with light greenish yellow spots scattered on either side of the veins. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Easy to Grow
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
Usage Hazard - Cons Irritant - Sap
Usage Hazard - Cons Remarks Avoid contact with the sap as it may cause skin irritation in certain individuals. Keep plants away from children and pets as sap could be toxic.

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Green - Light Green, Pink
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth
Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) Brown, Green - Light Green, Pink
Young Flush Texture(s) Smooth

Floral (Angiosperm)

Inflorescence Type Spathe & Spadix

Image Repository

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Others

Master ID 31564
Species ID 5963
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Species record last updated on: 23 June 2020.
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