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Products > Agave titanota 'Medio Picta'
 
Agave titanota 'Medio Picta' - Midstriped Rancho Tambor Agave
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Agave titanota 'Medio Picta' (Medio Picta Sierra Mixteca Agave) - This striking small agave grows slowly to perhaps 12 to 18 inches wide with broad, very short, gray-green leaves stiped down the middle with a yellow stripe and with a reddish-brown terminal spine and long narrow wavy recurved teeth along the leaf margins. Plant in full sun along the coast but give some protection from afternoon sun in hot interior gardens. Other forms of Agave titanota have proven cold hardy to 20 F but this one might be a little more tender. A great plant for a small spot or as a potted specimen. For more information on this species, see our listing for Agave titanota. This plant came to us in 2012 from succulent collector and grower Tony Krock.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any 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 titanota 'Medio Picta'.
 
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