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Agave stricta

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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This agave has very narrow needle like leaves, which form a half circle.

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Agave stricta

Common names

Hedgehog, Blue hedgehog, Rabo de león


Agave stricta (Hedgehog). This succulent, evergreen perennial has mid-green leaves that grow up to 40cm long, with red-brown terminal spines. In summer it bears dense erect clusters of red-to-purple flowers on 2 meter long stems.


If growing under glass, use a cactus compost and grow in a position of bright, filtered light. Water occasionally and feed in the summer, but keep dry in the winter.

Interest and use

Grown for its form and foliage. A good container plant.

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Agave stricta | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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