This plant thrives in medium to bright light. Even in lower light conditions it can survive and grow. Variegated forms will keep their color if given bright conditions.
It likes some morning sun, but prefers partial to full shade. Established plants are drought-tolerant but like moderate to ample irrigation. It is hardy to 10 F. The plant is susceptible to Texas root rot, and it may sunburn if exposed to full sun during the summer months.
TEMPERATURE: This plant grows well in average household temperatures and as high as 90° if shaded. It will survive temperatures as low as 40° if it is not over-watered.
WATER: Keep this plant evenly moist with slight dry-down between waterings.