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‘Porcupine’ Queen Victoria Agave

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A dwarf form of one of the most pleasing and symmetrical looking agaves, ‘Porcupine’ Queen Victoria Agave, named for its white porcupine quill-like leaves, is a smaller growing selection of the infamous Queen Victoria Agave collected by the legendary Yucca Do Nursery in the mountains of Mexico. Fairly hardy in ground, down to 10°F but also makes a fantastic container specimen and will appreciate being on the drier side in winter.

 

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‘Porcupine’ Queen Victoria Agave

A dwarf form of one of the most pleasing and symmetrical looking agaves, ‘Porcupine’ Queen Victoria Agave, named for its white porcupine quill-like leaves, is a smaller growing selection of the infamous Agave victoriae-reginae collected by the legendary Yucca Do Nursery in the mountains of Mexico. Fairly hardy in ground, down to 10°F but also makes a fantastic container specimen and will appreciate being on the drier side in winter.

Plant in extremely well draining soil in the brightest conditions if planting in ground. Otherwise it makes a fantastic container specimen and can be brought indoors when very cold weather is in the forecast.

Latin Name: Agave victoriae-reginae
Site and Soil: Full sun and very well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant once established and it will need little to no supplemental watering during the summer season, though a bit of summer water speeds growth.
Hardiness: Hardy to approx. 5-10º F, possibly lower with great drainage.
Size at Maturity: 1  ft. in height by 1 ft. wide
Bloom Time: early spring through summer every decade or so
Pests & Diseases: Not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7b

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4.5" Pot, 1 Gallon, 2 Gallon

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