Agave schidigera Black widow growing Succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Agave filifera schidigera black widow, Agave schidigera black widow 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 with white marks, edge with white hair on the edges, the leaves are fleshy, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape

Agave schidigera black widow flower

Flower color is pink and yellow, the flowers grow as on stalk.

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How to grow Agave schidigera black widow 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?

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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?
Leaves (20-40cm, 1 feet) and bloom stalk 1-1.5m, 3-5 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 indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / winter

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

Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird

Scientific name:

Agave schidigera

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