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Agave Bracteosa. Squid Agave.  
The Agave Bracteosa is a beautiful evergreen perennial succulent. A slower growing, smaller sized Agave, it is characterized by narrow mid-green flexible recurving leaves, hence it's common name of the Squid Agave. Typically a solitary rosette, although offsets may occur. No spines or terminal point is present, only minute serrations along the leaf margins. Very cold hardy down to around -13 degrees this Agave is great for coastal gardens, exotic gardens and city gardens alike, it's unique silhouette making it a wonderful architectural addition.


These are exceptional quality large Agaves from Specialist Growers. Photos 1-3 shows some of the actual plants in stock now. 

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  • Latin Name: Agave Bracteosa

    Common Name: Squid Agave, Candelabrum Agave, Dwarf Squid Century Plant, Spider Agave.

    Native to: Mexico.

    Hardiness: Cold hardy to -13 degrees. 

    Growth: Evergreen perennial succulent. Slow growing, smaller Agave. Usually a single rosette of narrow  mid-green arching leaves. No spines or terminal point just minute serations along leaf margins. 

    Sun: Sun.

    Exposure: Any

    Soil: Sharply drained, plenty of gravel.

    Moisture: Dry in winter 

  • Available For Delivery Now.


    All plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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