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PlantFiles: Chinese Evergreen, Philippine Evergreen
Aglaonema 'Emerald Bay'

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 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.



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