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Agave striata/Narrow-leaf Agave, Striated Agave

Agave striata / Agave striata
Many pencil leaves are produced by this agave
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Many pencil leaves are produced by this agave

Eight to ten foot flower spikes produced when plants are 10 or more years of age

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Scientific Name: Agave striata
Common Name: Narrow-leaf Agave, Striated Agave
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Low water, full sun, well drained soils are the growing requirements for this agave. Hardy to 15 degrees F. A compact agave forming a medium-sized rosette with many, very narrow, spine-tipped leaves. Grow in container or grond bed.