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.

Taxonomy

Agave chiapensis
Agave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Agave Chiapensis

Water

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 located in Houston, 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 Agave Chiapensis

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 Chiapensis in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Agave Chiapensis in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Agave Chiapensis in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 21st, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Agave Chiapensis in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 17.1% ☀️

January 21st, 2022

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 17.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Agave Chiapensis in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 21st, 2022

This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of daylig…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ⛅.

Agave Chiapensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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.

When to repot Agave Chiapensis

Nutrient needs for plant Agave Chiapensis in Houston, Texas

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

January 19th, 2022

The growing potential in Houston is 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 to repot…

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Care Summary for Agave Chiapensis

Agave Chiapensis

Agave Chiapensis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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