Plant Care Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

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Taxonomy

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'
Agave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

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How to care for Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Water

How often to water your Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Water needs for Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'
0.5 cups
every 12

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

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 desmettiana 'Variegata'

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 desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver, CO

Denver, CO

97% High

Growing Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver right now

Light needs for plant Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver, CO

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 25th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight …

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Light needs for plant Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver, CO

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 4.9% ☀️

July 25th, 2021

Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 4.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver, CO

Daylight will decrease by 0.4 hours 📉

July 26th, 2021

This month, Denver is getting an average of 12.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Denver, CO ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

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

When to repot Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Nutrient needs for plant Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' in Denver, CO

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 19th, 2021

The growing potential in Denver is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any pl…

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Care Summary for Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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