Agave americana striata grow and care – Succulent of the genus agave also known as Centuryplant picta, Agave americana striata perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental and edible plant also drought tolerant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+, with the right care overwinter can grow in hardiness zone 8.

Agave americana striata edible leaves, flower, fruits (heart)

Leaves edible the color green with yellow strips (variegated), the leaves are fleshy with spines, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape, the basal rosettes also edible, to eat the basal rosettes need to wait at least 5 years.

Flower edible and sweet the color is yellow, the flowers grow as umbel in cluster on stalk, the stalk also edible, and also the buds.

Agave fruit are not edible but mostly the fruits mean the heart of the plant

Heart of the plant edible, round area in the base of the leaves that can be eaten, need to cut the leaves and cut it in the base of the plant, in order to eat

Agave americana striata for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Categories

Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible flowers
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Stem / Wood
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Juice
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
Climate
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Leaf color
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9