Agave filifera growing Succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Thread agave, Agave filifera 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 8+.
Leaves color green-bluish with hair on the edges, the leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape
Agave filifera flower
Flower color is pink and yellow, the flowers grow as on stalk.
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Requirements for Agave filifera growing and care:
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?
0.3-0.9m, 1-3 feet leaves, and the stalk 1.5-2m (5-6 feet)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / winter
General information about the flower
Yellow pink flowers, the flowers grow on stalk
Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird