Plant Care Praying Hands Mangave

Praying Hands Mangave


Mangave 'Praying Hands'

How to care for Praying Hands Mangave


How often to water your Praying Hands Mangave

Water needs for Praying Hands Mangave
0.5 cups
every 12

Praying Hands Mangave 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 Praying Hands Mangave

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 Praying Hands Mangave in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Praying Hands Mangave: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Praying Hands Mangave love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Praying Hands Mangave does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Praying Hands Mangave in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Praying Hands Mangave

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Praying Hands Mangave

Praying Hands Mangave

Praying Hands Mangave

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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