Plant Care Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades

Taxonomy

Anthurium 'Ace of Spades'
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Ace of Spades

Water

How often to water your Ace of Spades

Water needs for Ace of Spades
0.5 cups
every 9

Ace of Spades needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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 Ace of Spades

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 Ace of Spades in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

57% Medium

Growing Ace of Spades in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Austin, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 21.4% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 21.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Austin is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Ace of Spades in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ace of Spades: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ace of Spades may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Austin, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ace of Spades

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

When to repot Ace of Spades

Nutrient needs for plant Ace of Spades in Austin, Texas

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

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Austin 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 Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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