Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor
Agave lophanta quadricolor

Agave Lophanta Quadricolor Big lechuguilla

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)

Quadricolor Century Plant and Big Lechuguilla are some of the most common names for Agave Lophanta Quadricolor. The succulent is native to South Texas and has a thorn at the tip with sharply toothed edges. Belonging to the Asparagaceae family, it can grow up to 12 to 18 inches tall and is an evergreen plant!

Growth Rate

The plant is a slow grower no matter how much you nurture it. Even if given ideal conditions, it does take a few years to mature.


Agave Lophanta Quadricolor blooms once and dies after like other Agave plants. The color of the flowers is greenish-yellow. 

Watering and Feeding

Follow a minimal watering routine for your succulent. However, water the plant more frequently during summers but allow the soil to dry out before you water. If you want a rich look, feed the plant with a slow-release fertilizer occasionally. 


The more nutrients the soil has, the better. It should have a loamy texture and you can achieve this by buying a succulent potting soil mix. The 7-8pH level is recommended.


Keeping in mind its hardiness zone of 8-11, the succulent blooms in the spring season. It has a frost tolerance of -11° C. 


The plant is flexible when it comes to the kind of sunlight it receives. It prefers full sun but can tolerate light shade too. Quadricolor Century Plant can survive in the heat. 


Cuttings are the most reliable form of propagation for Agave Lophanta Quadricolor. It is also the fastest method since the cuttings of the mother plant are easily removable. 

Remember to be on the lookout for infestation signs. Brown spots and withering leaves are the most common signs.

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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Quadricolor century plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Greenish-yellow flowers.
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 8 – 10
Height 12 to 18 in
Origin South texas
Scientific Name Agave lophanta quadricolor
Shape Bell-shaped
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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VERY impressed with the communication and...

VERY impressed with the communication and level of service. New adds arrived very well packaged and great condition! TY!

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Very nice looking plant!

Very nice looking plant!

Francis H.
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Beautiful variegation.

This plant looks majestic. He struggled after transplanting with a little shock but is making his way back just fine!

Agave lophanta quadricolor

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