Agave sisalana medio-picta

A medium sized widely suckering agave to 4 to 6 feet tall by 6 to 7 feet wide with long stiff narrow white to very pale green leaves with grey-green spineless margins and armed at the tip with a 1 inch terminal spine.  At maturity flower stalks rise 15 to 20 feet tall bearing viviparous plantlets (bulbils). Plant in full to part sun and water occasionally to infrequently – tolerates dry conditions but grows faster and larger with more regular irrigation. Hardy to around 25° F. A very attractive and elegant agave that was a 2002 International Succulent Introduction as ISI 2002-9 Agave sisalana forma medio-picta.

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