Chinese evergreen


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Chinese evergreen

n.
Any of various Asian evergreen plants of the genus Aglaonema, cultivated as houseplants for their dark green or variegated foliage. Also called aglaonema.
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Noun1.Chinese evergreen - erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leavesChinese evergreen - erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves
Aglaonema, genus Aglaonema - climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen
houseplant - any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
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5) Chinese Evergreen filters air pollutants and toxins from the air.
AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A REALLY easy-going plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
9 Aglaonema or Chinese evergreen will cope well in low light though medium light is best.
AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A really easy-going plant, this will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A REALLY easygoing plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
9 Aglaonema or Chinese evergreen is a really easygoing plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
A good place to begin is to select plants that work well in low-light areas and require minimal care and attention, such as Peace Lily, Spider Plant, Bamboo Palm, Chinese Evergreen and Rubber Tree.
Here is the list, using their common names, from the NASA study: English Ivy, Spider plant, Golden Pothos, Peace Lily, Chinese Evergreen, Bamboo or Reed Palm, Snake Plant, Heartleaf, Split-leaf and Elephant Ear Philodendrons, Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina), Cornstalk, Janet Craig, Warneckii and Red-edged Dracaenas.
A Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema) is the best - and you needn't take my word for it!
Chinese evergreen: Very easy to grow in low-light location.
Aloe, calla lily, Chinese evergreen, dieffenbachia, croton, elephant ear and philodendron are listed in various references as having toxins within them that are poisonous.
In the photographs at right, we show how three Chinese evergreen plants were separated from a single parent.

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