Agave attenuata variegata growing Succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Lion’s tail, Agave attenuata variegata perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green with yellow, the leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf in a spear shape.
Agave attenuata variegata flower
Flower color is yellow, the flowers grow on stalk
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Requirements for Agave attenuata variegata growing and care:
Better frost free, but can survive frost
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
All year, (in cold climate better in the spring)
Pests and diseases:
Agave snout weevil, snails, slugs
How to prune:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk
Size of the plant?
1-1.5m, 3-5 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (better not to) / Half Shade / Full Shade (can grow but it’s not optimal)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers grow on stalk
Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird
Agave attenuata variegata