Plant Care Aglaonema Spitfire

Aglaonema Spitfire

About Aglaonema Spitfire

Chinese evergreens have been growing in homes throughout Asia for centuries as symbols of good fortune. They were introduced to the Western world in 1885. Their ancestors were cultivated starting in the 1930s and became especially successful in Florida, where most foliage plants are now produced. 🤞

Taxonomy

Aglaonema 'Spitfire'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Aglaonema spitfire

How to care for Aglaonema Spitfire

Water

How often to water your Aglaonema Spitfire

Water needs for Aglaonema Spitfire
0.5 cups
every 7

Aglaonema Spitfire needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Aglaonema Spitfire

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

55% Medium

Growing Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 7th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently low 📉.

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 Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will decrease by 18.6% ☀️

December 7th, 2022

Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 18.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 6th, 2022

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Aglaonema Spitfire in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aglaonema Spitfire: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Aglaonema Spitfire can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.️

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aglaonema Spitfire

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

When to repot Aglaonema Spitfire

Nutrient needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in Phoenix, Arizona

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 5th, 2022

The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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Care Summary for Aglaonema Spitfire

Aglaonema Spitfire

Aglaonema Spitfire


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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