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 San Diego, 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 Aglaonema Spitfire

Water 0.5 cups every
7

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 Aglaonema Spitfire in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

48% Low

Growing Aglaonema Spitfire in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in San Diego, California

Sunlight will increase by 29.2% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

San Diego is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to increase by 29.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.4 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Aglaonema Spitfire in San Diego, California

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 4th, 2023

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 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 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Diego, California ⛅.

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 San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 5th, 2023

The growing potential in San Diego is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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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 San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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