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Beautiful species with very toothed leaves.Each rosette has few leaves compared to other Agave. It is one of the more difficult Agave species to culture.
- Agave vizcainoensis Gentry
Description: Medium-sized Agave with very variable leaf coloring.
Leaves: Heavily toothed. It has few leaves compared to other Agave.
Cultivation and Propagation: It is a stunning specimen plant that is not suited for containers.It is one of the more difficult Agave species to culture.
Grow it in porous soil with adequate drainage. Itdo well in full sun or a lightly shaded area. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. In winter watering this plant can be done once every 1-2 months, there is no need to mist the leaves.
Propagation: Relatively easy to propagate by seeds or by suckers (if available) Remove the basal suckers in spring or summer and let the cuttings dry for a few days before inserting in compost.. only problem is the logistics of getting to the suckers - very sharp spines and suckers usually right up against, or underneath the mother plant.
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