Growing Agave in Containers

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Agaves come in many sizes, make excellent container specimens and handle being root bound very well.

For example: Agave lurida – smooth slender leaves, easy care, 24-28 inches, yellow-striped margins, loves full sun, will thrive in medium – high light interiors.

When grown in pots agaves can be moved around to provide sun or shade as needed.

Potted Requirements

  • When planting keep crown above soil line
  • Soil should dry slowly but drain well. Mix – equals parts sharp sand, compost and a good potting mix
  • During growing season begin with a dry balanced fertilizer, as the season progresses feed with liquid fertilizer once a month
  • Provide plenty of light, most varieties agaves will handle full when potted

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Growing Agave in Containers

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