Plant Care Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

About Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

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


Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

How to care for Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'


How often to water your Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Water needs for Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'
0.5 cups
every 12

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

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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Plant care guide for Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Growing Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 31.6% ☀️

November 27th, 2022

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 31.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.8 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 27th, 2022

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in your home

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

Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

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

When to repot Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Nutrient needs for plant Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

November 24th, 2022

The growing potential in Pittsburgh 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 …

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Care Summary for Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Agave potatorum 'Kichijokan'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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