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Agave filifera RED-GREEN form SEEDS

Agave filifera RED-GREEN form SEEDS

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Product Description

Agave filifera 'Red-Green' seeds originate from an exceptionally striking succulent variety known for its unique coloration and ornamental appeal. This particular cultivar is distinguished by its vibrant red and green hues, which add a dramatic flair to the typical Agave filifera's already appealing aesthetic. Characterized by its compact rosette formation, Agave filifera 'Red-Green' features slender, pointed leaves adorned with delicate filaments along the edges, enhancing its intricate beauty. Native to Mexico, this agave is not only a visual delight but also a resilient plant that thrives in arid environments, making it a perfect choice for xeriscaping projects or as a standout specimen in succulent collections.

Cultivation from Seeds

Growing Agave filifera 'Red-Green' from seeds offers a rewarding experience for succulent enthusiasts and gardeners alike, providing an opportunity to nurture this distinctive plant from the very beginning.

  1. Seed Preparation: Soak the seeds in lukewarm water for 24 hours to soften the seed coat and promote better germination.

  2. Soil Mix: Employ a well-draining soil mix, ideal for succulents and cacti, to prevent waterlogging. Mixing in sand or perlite can enhance drainage and aeration.

  3. Sowing: Lightly cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil or sand after scattering them on the surface. Use a container with adequate drainage to facilitate healthy root development.

  4. Moisture and Light: Maintain a consistently moist (but not waterlogged) soil environment by lightly misting. Place the container in a location that receives bright, indirect sunlight.

  5. Germination: Patience is key, as Agave filifera 'Red-Green' seeds may take several weeks to germinate. Ensure stable moisture and temperature conditions during this period.

  6. Seedling Care: Once the seedlings emerge and grow sturdy enough, they can be carefully transplanted into individual pots. Continue to provide them with appropriate light and moderate watering, allowing the soil to dry between waterings.

Cultivating Agave filifera 'Red-Green' from seeds is an engaging journey that leads to the growth of a visually striking and resilient succulent. With its vivid coloration and decorative filaments, this agave cultivar is sure to enhance any succulent garden or indoor plant collection with its unique charm and beauty.


Botanical family: Agavaceae

Botanical genus: Agave

Botanical species: Agave filifera RED-GREEN

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