Plant Care Agave 'Blue Glow'

Agave 'Blue Glow'

About Agave 'Blue Glow'

Agave 'Blue Glow' is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Agave 'Blue Glow' likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Agave 'Blue Glow'
Agave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Agave 'Blue Glow'

💦 Water

How often to water your Agave 'Blue Glow'

Water needs for Agave 'Blue Glow'
0.5 cups
every 12

Agave 'Blue Glow' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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.

Calculate water needs of Agave 'Blue Glow'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Agave 'Blue Glow' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Agave 'Blue Glow': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Agave 'Blue Glow' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Agave 'Blue Glow' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Agave 'Blue Glow' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Agave 'Blue Glow'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Agave 'Blue Glow': 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 Agave 'Blue Glow' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Agave 'Blue Glow' thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Agave 'Blue Glow' Water Frequency →

Agave 'Blue Glow' Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Agave 'Blue Glow' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Agave 'Blue Glow' Light Requirements →

Agave 'Blue Glow' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Agave 'Blue Glow' prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Agave 'Blue Glow' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Agave 'Blue Glow' is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Agave 'Blue Glow' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Agave 'Blue Glow' →


💩 Fertilizer

Agave 'Blue Glow' grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Agave 'Blue Glow' to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Agave 'Blue Glow' is native to the Americas.


🌸 Flowers

Agave 'Blue Glow' produces flowers in the wild, but does not flower when kept as houseplants.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Agave 'Blue Glow'

Agave 'Blue Glow'

Agave 'Blue Glow'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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