Sisal (Agave sisalana 'Variegata') in the Agaves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: The juice from many species of agave can cause acute contact dermatitis that produces reddening and blistering lasting approximately one to two weeks. Itching may recur up to a year later without a visible rash. Dried parts of the plants can be handled sa
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow in shallow pots with a well draining, sterile mix; 50/50 organic/inorganic of coarse perlite, pumice; sphagnum peat or good compost. Avoid manures. Irrigate from below by submerging in water to 1/2 height of pot. Provide bright, indirect light and a
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Offsets
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Monocarpic

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is this a century plant? by hyperboly Mar 25, 2020 4:45 PM 7
Help getting an Agave to make roots by GardenGems Nov 21, 2019 4:55 PM 6
Butchered Agave by hardwarechick Oct 5, 2019 3:26 PM 17
Is this an Aloe? by DebbieC Sep 9, 2019 3:10 PM 14
plant id, tropical? by keithp2012 Sep 11, 2019 12:20 AM 24
Best performing succulents/cacti in full sun and dry heat, in your garden by _Bleu_ Mar 1, 2019 10:28 AM 30
'Show Your Aloes Here' by Stush2019 Sep 30, 2020 7:07 AM 778
Agave as a houseplant by romalu Jan 29, 2019 9:13 AM 6
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