By nature, Aglaonemas do best in well-lit locations such as a window sill with eastern light exposure. Bright, but indirect sunlight is optimal. Be careful to not put in full sun because, in many cases, the leaves will burn. If you have less than optimal lighting available, don’t worry! Your Aglaonema will tolerate and even thrive, in low light areas. In most cases, artificial light found in windowless offices proves enough for this tough plant.
Water thoroughly, but allow the soil to dry out between waterings. This plant prefers to be kept moist, but make sure the soil isn’t soggy—moderation is key! Do not allow the lower soil (bottom of the pot where roots reside) to remain wet as this may cause root rot.
The Aglaonema can survive in a low humidity environment but will thrive with a higher humidity level. Mist the leaves regularly to raise the humidity.
Silver Bays prefer temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s. Avoid cold drafts and sudden temperature changes.
For best results, use a general houseplant fertilizer once a month during the spring and summer.
Moderately toxic to pets and humans. Typically, ingestion will cause mouth and stomach irritation and possible vomiting.