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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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?

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5"
Light

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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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Growing Ace of Spades in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 7th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 24.3% ☀️

December 9th, 2022

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.4 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of da…

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

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.

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

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