Agave lurida cultivation

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How to grow maguey (Agave lurida)



It flourishes once in a lifetime, after about 10 years.


Water only in summer. Very resistant to drought. In the event of being cultivated in pot, it should be watered from time to time, especially in summer.

gardening pot

In borders of fields and dry rocky gardens. Plant in danger of extinction in its native country (Mexico)




By means of offsets in spring or summer. It can also be reproduced from seeds


Sandy well drained soil

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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