Agave potatorum Variegated growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Century plant, Agave potatorum Variegated perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental drought tolerant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green with yellow, leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape or rhomboid, spines in the edge, spines color red.
Agave potatorum Variegated flower
Flower color is yellow or green the flowers grow as umbel on stalk,
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Requirements for Agave potatorum Variegated 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?
20-80cm (8-32 inches) the leaves, and the stalk 3-6m 10-20 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:
General information about the flower
Yellow – green flowers, the flowers grow as umbel on stalk
Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird