Hardy Agave americana 3L Pot


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Hardy Agave americana 3L Pot

A stunning and striking architectural plant that suits modern garden designs, especially when planted up into a metallic pot.

This tough succulent really thrives on neglect, and is surprisingly hardy in the UK as long as they're kept dry. It is a striking specimen and very slow growing over here and therefore very long lasting.

After 20 -30 years they may flower - unleashing huge 3-5m tall flower spikes in a last act of bravado, as after flowering they die. However, there are normally lots of 'pups' round the side by then, which immediately take its place.

Grow in a very free draining mix with plenty of sand or gravel (up to 50% mix with compost). Once potted, you can leave them to it for at least 5-10 years.

Warning - the leaves have very spiky tips, and some smaller ones on leaf margins. Handle with care. Avoid places where children or pets may brush against them.


  • Ideal For: pots/patio/evergreen
  • Flowers
  • Fruit
  • Position: Sun
  • Height/Spread: 2m x 2m
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Specification: Supplied as a 3L potted plant ready to re-pot.


  • 1 X 3L Potted Plant

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  • £19.99
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  • £5.99 P&P

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