Plant Care Acer Saccharinum

Acer Saccharinum

Also known as

Silver Maple, Silver Maple, Creek maple, Silverleaf maple, Soft maple, Large maple, Water maple, Swamp maple and White maple

Taxonomy

Acer saccharinum
Acer
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Acer Saccharinum

Water

How often to water your Acer Saccharinum

Water needs for Acer Saccharinum
0.5 cups
every 9

Acer Saccharinum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Oakland, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Acer Saccharinum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Acer Saccharinum in Oakland, California

Oakland, California

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Growing Acer Saccharinum in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant Acer Saccharinum in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 4th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Acer Saccharinum in Oakland, California

Sunlight will decrease by 29.6% ☀️

October 4th, 2022

Oakland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to decrease by 29.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Acer Saccharinum in Oakland, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 4th, 2022

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 12.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Silver Maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Acer Saccharinum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Acer Saccharinum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Acer Saccharinum thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Acer Saccharinum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Acer Saccharinum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Acer Saccharinum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Acer Saccharinum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Acer Saccharinum

Acer Saccharinum

Acer Saccharinum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Oakland, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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