Agave sisalana Mediopicta growing Succulent of the genus Agave also known as Variegate Sisal, Agave sisalana Mediopicta perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental and medical plant also drought tolerant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green with yellow, leaves fleshy and leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape.

Sisal flower

Flower color is yellow the flowers grow as umbel on stalk.

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How to grow Agave sisalana Mediopicta growing and care:

Frost free

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

Pruning season:
All year

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

Size of the plant?
1-2.5m, 3-7.6 feet the leaves, and the stalk 2-5m, 6-15 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

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General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow as umbel on stalk

Pollination is done by:
Moths bats, sunbird, hummingbird

Scientific name:

Agave sisalana Mediopicta

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