Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana)
Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana) is a plant of succulent leaves that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana).
This plant is commonly known as cabbage head agave.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 10-20 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: cabbage head agave
Scientific name: Agave parrasana
Plant type: Cactus / Succulent, Conservatory & Greenhouse
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun
Moisture: Well drained
Garden type: Architectural, City & Courtyard Gardens, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden
Planting type: Low Maintenance
Other characteristics: Drought resistant, RHS Award of Garden Merit
Cacti and succulent plants are appreciated for their natural charm, mainly for their leaf shapes, but also in some cases for their colorful flowers in spring and summer.
They should be cultivated in areas that mimic the conditions in which they grow in nature, which are usually exposed places with stony and fast-draining soils.
These characteristics make them to be grown in pots.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana) is a plant that grows in sand conditions. As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH acid or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Agave parrasana likes to grow in well drained soil.
Cabbage head agave (Agave parrasana) should be grown in full sun places.