Plant Care Parry's Agave
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Parry's Agave

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Parry's Agave has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Parry's Agave has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

mescal agave and parry's century plant

Taxonomy

Agave parryi
Agave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Parry's Agave

Water

How often to water your Parry's Agave

Water needs for Parry's Agave
0.5 cups
every 12

Parry's Agave 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 Parry's Agave

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Parry's Agave: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Parry's Agave love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Parry's Agave does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Parry's Agave

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

Care Summary for Parry's Agave

Parry's Agave

Parry's Agave


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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

Parry's Agave has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Parry's Agave has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Lilyyandow avatar
@Lilyyandow
leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 519 XP
globe Bedford, New Hampshire
02/16/2021

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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