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How To Propagate Agave: Instructions And Tips For Agave Propagation

By Laura Miller

Agave plants are popular, but they do have one drawback. They are a monocarpic species, and understanding how to propagate agave is an essential part of their care.

How To Grow Agave For Nectar: Growing And Harvesting Blue Agave Syrup

By Amy Grant

At one time growing blue agave was most notable for its production into tequila, but today blue agave nectar is giving the liquor a run for its money. Read on for more.

Grow An Artichoke Agave Plant – Artichoke Agave Parryi Info

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

How big does Artichoke agave get? Not as large a species as some varieties, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with an amazing flower, glorious color, and a compact rosette.

Agave Houseplant Care – Growing Agave As A Houseplant

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Maybe it’s too much of a hassle to bring agave in and out with the seasons. You might wonder if you can grow agave as a houseplant. The answer is yes, you can, although some types may grow better than others if kept exclusively indoors. Learn more here.

Different Agave Plants – Commonly Grown Agaves In Gardens

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

One of agave's most common uses in the landscape is for privacy or as mass plantings of thorny unpleasant defense plants. However, grown as specimen plant, different agave plants can add height, shape or texture to the landscape. Learn About varieties of agave here.

Potted Agave Care: Tips On Growing Agave Plants In Pots

By Gardening Know How

Can agave grow in pots? You bet! With so many varieties of agave available, container grown agave plants are an excellent choice for the gardener with limited space, less than perfect soil conditions, and a lack of abundant sunlight. Click here to learn more.

Caulotops Barberi Pests: Learn About Agave Plant Bug Control

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

While generally a low maintenance, easy-to-grow plant, agave can be susceptible to pest problems. If you have noticed bugs eating agave plants in your landscape, click here to learn more about controlling agave plant bugs in the garden.

What Is Agave Crown Rot: How To Save Plants With Crown Rot

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Mid to late summer crown rot of agave plants can be common in cooler climates and potted plants. Learn what you can do for agave plants with crown rot in the article that follows. Click here for additional information.

Managing Root Rot In Agave – How To Treat Agave Root Rot

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Root rot is a common disease in plants that is usually caused by poor drainage or improper watering. While more common in potted plants, root rot can also affect outdoor plants. Learn more about managing root rot in agave with the following information.

Agave Fungal Diseases – Tips On Treating Anthracnose On Agave Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Anthracnose of agaves is bad news to be sure. The good news, however, is that although the fungus is unsightly, anthracnose isn't an automatic death sentence. The key is to improve growing conditions and to treat the plant as soon as possible. This article will help.

What Is The Agave Snout Weevil: Tips On Controlling Snout Nosed Weevils On Agave

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Succulent gardeners will recognize the damage of the agave snout weevil. This pest damages agave and other plants in both its beetle and larval form. Learn how to control them in this article.

Planting Agave: How To Grow Agave

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Agave is a long leaved succulent plant that naturally forms a rosette shape and produces a flower spire of attractive cup shaped blooms. This article will provide tips on growing agave plants.

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