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Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’

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This is a beautiful variety of Agave americana, full name is Agave americana var. media-picta "Alba", sometimes called the White Century Plant. A lovely rosette of blue-green leaves, each with a broad creamy white central stripe. This specimen is in a 9in diameter terracotta bowl and has a spread of 20in and a height of 11in above soil level. Native to mexico and Southern US.

Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£22.00

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Common names

Century plant

Description

Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ (Century plant). This Agave has a less dense rosette of strap-like leaves with a broad, yellow stripe down their centres and which curve back on themselves.

Cultivation

It will prefer an average, well drained soil but will tolerate poor soil and drought.

Interest and use

Greenhouse, indoors, rock garden, medicinal

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
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