Agave stricta Rubra

Agave stricta Rubra growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave, Agave stricta Rubra perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean or tropic climate.

Leaves color red, the leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in spear shape.

Agave stricta Rubra flower

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow as on stalk.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Agave stricta Rubra growing and care:

Frost free, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
All year, (in cold climate better in the spring)

Pests and diseases:
Agave snout weevil, snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk

Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m the leaves, and the stalk 1.5-2 m

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on stalk

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