Plant Care Golden Speargrass

Golden Speargrass

Also known as

Golden spaniard, Taxonomy, Common name/s:, Full scientific name:, Other taxonomic levels:, Phylum:, Class:, Order:, Family:, Identification, Species description-, Geographic distribution and habitat, Natural global range –, New zealand range –, Habitat preferences –, Life cycle/phenology, Diet / prey / predators, Diet and foraging – and Predators, parasites, and diseases -


Aciphylla aurea

How to care for Golden Speargrass


How often to water your Golden Speargrass

Water needs for Golden Speargrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Speargrass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for Golden Speargrass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden Speargrass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Golden Speargrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Golden Speargrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Golden Speargrass in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Golden Speargrass

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Golden Speargrass: 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 Golden Speargrass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Golden Speargrass

Golden Speargrass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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