Mountain agave (Agave montana)
Mountain agave (Agave montana) 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 Mountain agave (Agave montana).
This plant is commonly known as mountain agave.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 10-20 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: mountain agave
Scientific name: Agave montana
Plant type: Cactus / Succulent
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, Sub-tropical
Other characteristics: Drought resistant
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 Mountain agave (Agave montana), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Mountain agave (Agave montana) is a plant that grows in sand conditions. As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH acid pH.
Regarding drainage, Agave montana likes to grow in well drained soil.
Mountain agave (Agave montana) should be grown in full sun places.