Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’

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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Agave Desmettiana 'Variegata'
Mature Height 2-3 feet
Mature Width 2-3 feet
Spacing 2-3 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Low (Once a week)
Growth Rate 6 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

This beautiful succulent is a must-have for any plant lover. With its striking yellow variegation and smooth, spineless leaves, it's sure to add a touch of elegance to any space.

How to Grow

Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’ is a relatively easy plant to grow. It prefers full sun and well-draining soil.

  • Water it deeply when the soil is dry to the touch, but allow the soil to dry out between waterings.
  • Fertilize it every few months with a balanced fertilizer.

Care Tips

Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’ is a drought-tolerant plant, so it doesn't need to be watered often. It is also relatively pest- and disease-resistant. However, it is important to protect it from frost.


Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’ can be used as an indoor or outdoor plant. It is also a popular choice for xeriscaping. The leaves can be used to make a variety of products, including rope, paper, and textiles.

Planting Tips

Plant Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’ in full sun and well-draining soil. Space the plants 3-4 feet apart. Water the plants deeply when the soil is dry to the touch.


Agave Desmettiana ‘Variegata’ is a low-maintenance plant. Dead leaves should be removed to prevent pests and diseases. The plant may need to be repotted every few years.



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