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Agave Cactus in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Leuchtenbergia Principis

 

Agave Cactus

A slow growing succulent that is slowly offsetting and can grow up to 70 cm high. It has long, slender, bluish-green tubercles with purple blotches at their tips. The tubercles are topped with spines.

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plant Features
  • Agave Cactus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Agave Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Agave Cactus is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Agave Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Agave Cactus

Latin name

Leuchtenbergia Principis

type

Succulent

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Agave Cactus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Agave Cactus is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Agave Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Agave Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Agave Cactus is 0.40meters x 0.70meters 0.40 M 0.70 M

Leuchtenbergia Principis

A slow growing succulent that is slowly offsetting and can grow up to 70 cm high. It has long, slender, bluish-green tubercles with purple blotches at their tips. The tubercles are topped with spines.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

It grow easily from seed in cultivation. Despite being revered by many collectors, they are not too difficult. The Leuchtenbergia has a strong tap root and should have a deep pot to accommodate it.

 
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