Chinese Evergreen, Philippine Evergreen
Aglaonema 'Emerald Bay'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aglaonema (ag-lay-oh-NEE-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Emerald Bay

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Variegated

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 7, 2007, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

'Emerald Bay' is a sport of A. 'Golden Bay.' It was discovered by Mark Szesney of Apopka, FL. It is licensed. Can you guess it is a beautiful emerald green.