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Agave Victoriae Reginae

Agave Victoriae Reginae

£14.99Price

20cm height / 12cm Pot

SKU: cac026
    • Introducing the Agave Victoriae Reginae, a regal addition to any garden or indoor space. This stunning succulent, known for its architectural beauty and resilience, will captivate admirers with its striking features. Named after Queen Victoria of England, this agave boasts a regal aura with its compact rosette form. Its tightly packed leaves, adorned with dramatic white markings along the edges, create a captivating visual impact.

    • 20cm in height. 

    • 12cm pot.
    • Agave are a drought-tolerant succulent that can be grown outdoors in the UK. Here are some care instructions for maintaining a healthy Agave plant:

    • Sunlight: Agave filifera requires full sun to thrive. Place your plant in an area that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.

    • Watering: This succulent is adapted to arid conditions, so it is essential not to overwater it. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. During the growing season (spring and summer), water sparingly, about once every two to three weeks. In the winter, reduce watering frequency to once a month or even less, as the plant goes into dormancy.

    • Soil: Agave prefers well-draining soil to prevent root rot. Use a cactus or succulent-specific potting mix, or create your own by combining regular potting soil with perlite or pumice to improve drainage.

    • Temperature: Agave can tolerate cool temperatures but is not frost-hardy. It is best to protect the plant from freezing temperatures. If you live in an area with harsh winters, consider growing the Agave in a container so you can bring it indoors during the colder months.

    • Fertilizer: Agave does not require frequent fertilization. You can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for cacti and succulents once or twice a year in the spring or summer. Be cautious not to over-fertilize, as this can damage the plant.

    • Pruning: Agave rarely requires pruning. However, if you notice any dead or damaged leaves, you can trim them off at the base using clean, sharp pruning shears. Be careful to avoid the sharp spines along the leaf margins.

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