Plant Care Agave Chiapensis

Agave Chiapensis

About Agave Chiapensis

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


Agave chiapensis

How to care for Agave Chiapensis


How often to water your Agave Chiapensis

Water needs for Agave Chiapensis
0.5 cups
every 12

Agave Chiapensis 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 Chiapensis

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Agave Chiapensis in your home

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

Agave Chiapensis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Agave Chiapensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Agave Chiapensis

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Agave Chiapensis

Agave Chiapensis

Agave Chiapensis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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