Agave mediopicta aurea

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Synonyms:

No synonyms found for this cultivar.

Habitat:

This desert plant is native to Southern America, Mexico.

Description:

This perennial plant, smaller than other Agaves, forms a stricking rosette of thick, gray-green leaves: they a bright yellow central stripes, and spines on their margins.

Cultivation:

It does well from lightly shaded area (which tolerates better than other Agaves) to full sun. It needs slightly acid, well-drained sandy soil: a good amount of watering during summer will help growing, but be carefull not to overwater: anyway, it is extremely hardy to drought and heat. During winter, protect it from freezing.

Propagation:

This Agave can be propagated by offset, during spring or fall.

Curiosity:

This Agave is deer resistant.

Official Web Site:
www.giromagi.com

Italian Blog:
www.giromagicactus.com

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