How to Propagate Agave macroacantha “Black-spined Agave”
Agave macroacantha “Black-spined Agave” can be propagated from division or offsets.
To grow “Black-spined Agave” from division, split the rhizome using a sharp knife. Be sure that there are plenty of roots. Allow the succulent to callous over for a day or two before replanting.
Caution: “Black-spined Agave” has toxic sap, as well as sharp spines along the stem. Please use care when handling or propagating this succulent.
To grow “Black-spined Agave” from offsets, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove one of the offsets from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before planting well-draining soil.
Pairs Well With
Agaveparryi truncata “Artichoke Agave”
Agave macroacantha ‘Pablo's Choice'