Agave lophantha, Ghaypat - Succulent Plant

Agave lophantha is a succulent perennial plant that is winter-hardy and easy to care for. This plant can be used in landscapes or grown in containers.
40 Ratings 39 Reviews

MRP :

(Inclusive of all taxes)

₹599
Shipping Rs 79
Dispatch in 1-2 weeks
In Stock (259 Sold in last 30 days)
Due to covid lockdown, plants delivery is available in
Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Goa, Kalyan, Coimbatore, Thane, Faridabad, Jaipur, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Thrissur, Indore, Bhopal, Vadodara, Kozhikode, Only

For all other gardening products, we are delivering all over India


Todays Deals

Get 1 Plant growth and flowering booster free.

Order > ₹ 599, Get ₹ 220 Seeds Free, Use Code: MICROGREEN - copy

Order > ₹ 1199, Get ₹ 330 Seeds Kit Free, Code: GARDENKIT - copy

Note: Image is for reference purpose only. Actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height etc. Product is replaceable but not returnable.

This product contains

SrNoItem name
1Agave lophantha, Ghaypat - Succulent Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Agave lophantha

Commonly mistaken for cacti or aloe plants, Agave is a separate genus with very distinct features. Native to the southwestern United States and Mexico, there are over 200 species of Agave plants.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Agave species
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 feet.
Flower Colour Light grayish green to yellow.
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • These plants are susceptible to root rot due to overwatering, so water carefully—too much moisture will kill them.
  • Only water when the soil completely dries out.
  • They require well-draining soil and prefer a sandy cactus soil mix.

    Agave lophantha care

    In partially shaded areas, this plant can be used as a focal point in a desert garden, or in groups as a barrier. The saw-like flat leaves grow from a dense rosette base and spiral outwards.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Agave lophantha special feature

    The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.

    Agave lophantha uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Used externally, it is very effective on burns and sunburn, as well as a variety of skin diseases (eczema, pruritus, psoriasis, acne) it is extremely constructive and protective

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    When to trim Agave plants?

    Agave plants don't need trimming unless they have diseased or damaged leaves.

    What are Agave plants used for?

    Agave nectar, a syrupy sweetener used as a sugar alternative. traditional Mexican alcohol is made by fermenting the sap of the inflorescence stalk. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Can Agave plants survive winter?

    Yes, Agave plants survive in winter.

    How to grow Agave plants?

    Consider the following points to grow a plant. 1. Pot size up to 5-7 inches upper diameter inch with a drainage hole. 2. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 4. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Do Agave plants need sunlight?

    Yes, Agave needs 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight a day.

    Do Agave plants need water?

    Yes, Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

    Do Agave plants have deep roots?

    Agave have a large taproot. The majority of the roots are surface roots and do not require a deep hole if planted when young.

    When to plant Agave seeds?

    Generally, seeds are not used to plant agave but You can plant Agave seeds in the spring season(February-March).

    When do Agave plants bloom?

    Agave plant bloom in summer(March-June).

    What do Agave plants look like?

    Agaves are all stemless or nearly so, with strappy, succulent leaves that end in sharp points. Foliage tends toward a blue-green to gray-green depend upon varieties. When the plant matures, a tall, flower-stalk grows out of the plant's center.

    What is Agave plant good for?

    Agave plant is good for making ropes, cordage, twine, fishing nets, doormats, rugs and the short fibers are used for making mops, brushes.

    Why is my Agave turning yellow?

    The main reasons of Agave turning yellow are as follows 1.Due to overwatering or less watering to plant. 2.plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.

    Are Agave plants succulents?

    Yes, Agave plants are succulents.

    When to plant Agave?

    You can plant Agave in spring(February-March)season.

    Are Agave plants hardy?

    Yes, Agave plant is hardy.

    When to transplant Agave plants?

    1. After purchasing plants if the pot is too small, proceed to re-pot so that the plant may grow properly. 2. When plant overgrows in the current pot or after every 2 -3 years change the pot and preferably in June-July.

    Is Agave plant a cactus?

    No, Agave plant is succulent.

    Does Agave plant die after blooming?

    No, Agaves are not truly monocarpic since they do not really die completely. They survive by producing pups as their original rosettes of foliage die.

    How to plant Agave?

    To grow Agave plant through cuttings consider the following points 1.To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.



    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient

    prabhu k

    Saturday, 25 July 2020

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Alveera Mehdi

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    Deena raj
    More reviews

    Please log in to write a review. Log in