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AGAVE americana 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Century plant, Pulque

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Basal rosettes of spreading, spine-tipped and spiny-margined leaves often to 2m (6½ft) long
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Succulent
    Monocarpic (dies after flowering although can grow for many years before flowering). Can produce offsets
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun

AGAVE americana 'Variegata'

 
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Large £60.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Exotic plants
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects especially on new growth.
    Place of origin
    Mexico.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Spreading panicles to 8m (26ft) tall
    Trumpet
    Funnel-shaped, short-tubed flowers 9-10cm (3½-4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
    Under glass use cactus compost - full light.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
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