Agave victoriae reginae Compacta growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Agave also known as Queen Victoria Agave, Agave victoriae reginae Compacta perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate or as houseplant.
Leaves color green with white lines but can be without, leaves are fleshy and grow in rosettes structure that create like pompon or mix shapes, the leaf in a spear shape with little spines in the edge.
Queen Victoria agave plant blooming
Flower color is yellow, the flowers grow on stalk.
Requirements for Agave victoriae reginae Compacta 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?
No, unless you want variegate
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?
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers grow on stalk