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Products > Agave guiengola 'Medio Picta'
 
Agave guiengola 'Medio Picta'
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Pale Yellow
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: 2-4 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Agave guiengola 'Medio picta' - A nicely variegated form of the large Guiengola Agave has the same large open rosettes of thick leaves of the species but with a broad central cream colored band surrounded by the gray-green leaf margins. Plant in full sun to light shade and irrigate only occasionally in coastal gardens (seems to suffer from edema from over watering) to regularly in hotter inland gardens where some shade is recommended. Protect from temperatures below 25 degrees F to avoid disfiguring the foliage. This is a dramatic plant for large containers or planted in a nice spot in the succulent garden. For more information on this species, see our listing for Agave guiengola. This plant came to us in 2012 from succulent collector and grower Tony Krock.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery and our own landscape plantings and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments we receive from others and appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Agave guiengola 'Medio Picta'
 
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