benali
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Please ID this house plant

This is an indoor houseplant that seems to grow ok in very little direct sunlight (rather like a philodendron). But it grows very slowly. It's about 18 inches tall, with a small number of big leaves measuring about 6-8" long each and a few inches wide.

Thank you for your feedback.
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rainbowgardener
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Re: Please ID this house plant

I think probably dieffenbachia
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Re: Please ID this house plant

It is a Chinese evergreen aka Chinese good fortune plant, or aglaonema.
It is a good house plant for low light conditions and a good office plant since it does well under flourescent lighting. It has a bonus, it helps clean the air. Diffenbachia usually has harder canes that grow upright and a different leaf pattern with greener leaves. Aglaonema has more blue gray leaves and the pattern looks more like your plant. Aglaonema has soft stems.
https://flowersfast.com/chinese-evergree ... ID=7334202
https://www.houseplantsexpert.com/chinese-evergreen.html
https://www.costafarms.com/plants/dieffenbachia
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Re: Please ID this house plant

Thank you both for your replies. Yes, from reading your description and the links, I believe it's definitely the "Chinese evergeen."

It's amazing it grows so well in so little light. Thanks for your links as I learned some things I didn't know about how to care for it. Now it will be a happy plant! Cheers.

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I would say some kind of Aglaoanema... ;)


...and I was right :)

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Aglaonema is the Chinese evergreen mentioned above, so everyone is right (except me :( !)
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Re: Please ID this house plant

Compare to the 'Silver Bay' cultivar. So pretty!

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