AGAVACEAE
Agave spp.

Common names:  Century plants

Light needs:  High light, full sun.

Best temperatures:  Average temperature.

Water and humidity needs:  Allow to dry between waterings.  Low humidity is fine with this plant.

Growing guidelines:  Grow in a mixture of sand and soil; add a teaspoon of ground limestone to the mix.  Plants like being pot bound, so move only when pot between to warp or break.  Fertilize once a year in the spring.

Common problems:  Too much water can cause rot.

Propagation:  Offsets from the base and seeds.

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes

 

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