Plant Care Agave Parryi

Agave Parryi

4.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Agave Parryi has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Agave Parryi has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Parry's Agave, Parry's Agave, mescal agave and parry's century plant


Agave parryi

How to care for Agave Parryi


How often to water your Agave Parryi

Water needs for Agave Parryi
0.5 cups
every 12

Agave Parryi 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 Parryi

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Parry's Agave in your home

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

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

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

Agave Parryi does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Agave Parryi

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

Difficulty Level

Agave Parryi is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Agave Parryi

Agave Parryi

Agave Parryi

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.

What other plant parents say

Agave Parryi has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Agave Parryi has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
@lilyyandow avatar
leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 519 XP
globe Bedford, NH

it’s a big pretty plant but a lot of the leaves on the bottom layers are dying/browning easily

Browns easily Browns easily
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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