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Aglaonema 'King of Siam'

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

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Biogeography

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Robust, thick stemmed herb to 70cm tall 
Foliage Leaves leathery, elliptic to oblong, to 20cm long by 12cm wide, mid green with lime green- pale bright yellow mottling on veins, mid rib very pale dull yellow. Petioles white - dirty white. 
Flowers Inflorescence to 15cm in length, spathe 5-6cm long, white. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Low Humidity / Aircon, Easy to Grow
Landscape Uses General, 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)
Seed or Spore Dispersal Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade, Full Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Pest(s) Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Stem Cutting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Green - Light Green, White, Yellow / Golden
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) White
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Inflorescence Type Spathe & Spadix

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Master ID 31931
Species ID 6333
Species record last updated on: 17 May 2019.
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