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Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’

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This is a stunning, beautiful Agave; full title is Agave americana Medio-picta "Alba"; sometime called the White-Striped Century Plant. A lovely rosette of bluish-green leaves, each leaf with a broad creamy-white central stripe. This specimen is around 40 - 45 cm diameter. Can grow to a height of 3-4 feet and 4-6 feet in diameter. A cultivar of Agave americana native to Mexico and Southern United States.

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
5.5 litres
£25.00

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Plant Finder: about Agave americana ‘Medio-picta’

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’ | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • 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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