Agave congesta growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Century plant, Agave congesta 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 or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green with red spines on the edges, the leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny red pointed in the spear shape.

Agave congesta flower

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow as on stalk.

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Requirements for Agave congesta growing and care:

Frost free, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

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

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk

Size of the plant?
0.6-1m (2-3 feet) the leaves, and the stalk 2-3m, 6-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on stalk

Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird

Scientific name:

Agave congesta

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