The plant will survive in peat, sand and perlite. Usually these hardy plants enjoy moist soil that is allowed to dry slightly before you water it. Don’t over water the plants and don’t let the soil dry for more than a couple of days.
When it comes to light, you are to know the plants require shade. Remember, direct sun will turn the leaves of Chinese evergreen yellow. To grow healthy, green and attractive plants place them in low light or in sheltered locations.
They’re attractive, low-maintenance, and easy to grow indoors.
Like all living plants, Chinese evergreens replenish indoor oxygen. According to NASA’s clean air study, they also help purify indoor air by removing formaldehyde and benzene toxins.
Additionally, certain varieties produce berry-like fruit that can be poisonous. Keep small children and pets away from Chinese evergreens.