Agave 'Kissho Kan'

Agave ‘Kissho Kan’


  • Botanical name: Agave 'Kissho Kan'
  • Common name: Agave
  • Family: Asparagaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Evergreen
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Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ is a gorgeous little agave, bearing blue-grey leaves edged in white, with red-brown spines. Growing to just 30cm in height, it’s perfect for growing in a container with other succulents.


Grow Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ in well-drained soil. Hardy to -10°C, it needs protection from winter wet, ideally move to an unheated greenhouse in autumn. 

How to grow Agave 'Kissho Kan'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Agave 'Kissho Kan' and wildlife

Agave 'Kissho Kan' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Agave 'Kissho Kan' poisonous?

Agave 'Kissho Kan' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Agave 'Kissho Kan'


Agave montana

Mountain agave