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Botanical name: Agave americana 'Variegata'
Other names: Variegated century plant, American aloe 'Variegata', Mexican soap plant 'Variegata', Maguey 'Variegata', Century plant 'Variegata'
Variety or cultivar: 'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' forms a succulent rosette of spiny-edged, grey-green leaves with yellow margins. Yellow flowers are infrequent and only occur on mature plants.
Agave americana 'Variegata' is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Variegated in All seasons
Specific pests: Scale insects
Diseases: Vulnerable to chlorosis resulting from magnesium deficiency.
Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to read more...
Agave americana 'Variegata' (Variegated century plant) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Gravel, Indoor, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Grow under glass in cactus compost, in bright, filtered light. Water moderately when in growth and feed every two or three weeks with a balanced liquid feed. Keep almost dry in the winter. If grown outdoors, lift and store indoors in winter.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)|
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