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Agave nizandensis (Agave nizandensis)

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Agave nizandensis

Other names

Agave nizandensis

Genus

Agave Agave

Species

A. nizandensis - A. nizandensis is a tender perennial. It has strap-shaped, succulent leaves arranged in a basal rosette. It is a small agave and its leaves are dark green with a central cream stripe.


Agave nizandensis is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact

Foliage

Cream, Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Vulnerable to chlorosis resulting from magnesium deficiency.

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Agave nizandensis (Agave nizandensis) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.6m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, 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.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Agave nizandensis

Other names

Agave nizandensis

Genus

Agave Agave

Species

A. nizandensis - A. nizandensis is a tender perennial. It has strap-shaped, succulent leaves arranged in a basal rosette. It is a small agave and its leaves are dark green with a central cream stripe.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact


Colour

Foliage

Cream, Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Vulnerable to chlorosis resulting from magnesium deficiency.

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Agave nizandensis (Agave nizandensis) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.6m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, 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.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10

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