Plant Care Agave 'Nova'

Agave 'Nova'

About Agave 'Nova'

Agave 'Nova' is a super 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 'Nova' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Agave celsii 'Nova'
Agave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Agave 'Nova'

Water

How often to water your Agave 'Nova'

Water needs for Agave 'Nova'
0.5 cups
every 12

Agave 'Nova' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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 'Nova'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

46% Low

Growing Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 29th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29.3% ☀️

November 28th, 2021

Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 29.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 28th, 2021

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

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Agave 'Nova' in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Agave 'Nova' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Agave 'Nova'

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

When to repot Agave 'Nova'

Nutrient needs for plant Agave 'Nova' in Baltimore, Maryland

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

November 29th, 2021

The growing potential in Baltimore is very 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 t…

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Care Summary for Agave 'Nova'

Agave 'Nova'

Agave 'Nova'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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