Black Spined Agave - 10 seeds

Black Spined Agave - 10 seeds

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Agave macroacantha is a very distinctive small to medium-sized Agave with leaf rosette that can be basal or can grow on a very short stem. Leaves are succulent grayish green and up to 1.8 feet (55 cm) long, ending in sharp black spines that are up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) long at the tips. Flowers are small, grey and red, growing in bunches on sturdy stems of up to 10 feet (3 m) in height.

 

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Light: Bright sunlight year-round. Consider moving your plants outside during the summer, where they can luxuriate in full sunlight, and make sure they get plenty of winter light.
Water: In spring, water with warm water just as the soil begins to dry out. Don’t let the soil become completely dry. In the winter and fall, when growth is suspended, water very lightly.
Temperature: They prefer warm spring and summer temperatures (70ºF/21ºC – 90ºF/32ºC) and cooler fall and winter temps (50ºF/10ºC – 60ºF/15ºC).
Soil: Use standard succulent or cacti potting mix.
Fertilizer: Feed in spring and summer; do not feed during fall and winter.