Agave angustifolia is an evergreen, succulent plant forming a large, rosette of leaves up to 100cm tall and, eventually, a flowering stem that can be up to 5 metres tall. … An article setting out the reasons why Agave angustifolia should be treated as a distinct species with a different range to Agave vivipara.
Use a well-draining potting mix made for succulents. Water the container about once a week in the summer and monthly in the winter. Wait until the surface of the soil is dry before watering. Plan to repot your agave plant every couple of years with new soil.