Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa
Agave bracteosa

Agave bracteosa

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Agave bracteosa is also known as the spider agave or squid agave. This is a slow grower and experiences winter dormancy which in this time does not need watering. It is among the smaller of agaves with teeth along the margins of the leaves and the leaves tend to curl at the ends.

Origin: Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, Mexico
USDA Zone: 8a - 11b
Hardiness : 10° F
Watering needs: drought tolerant/let soil dry between watering
Growth patterns: 50-70 long and 3-5cm at the base
Sun exposure: Full sun/ part shade

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Blooming Season spring
Common Name Squid Agave
Dormancy winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower white to pale yellow
Frost Tolerance -8°C
Growth Rate slow
Hardiness Zone 8a to 11b
Height 30 cm (12″)
Origin northern Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Agave bracteosa
Shape clumping rosette
Sun Exposure full sun to light shade
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Richard H.
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Good looking plant

It arrived in good shape and is thriving.

Agave bracteosa

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