Agave Quadricolor Century Plant

cactus 8The leaves can have a multitude of colors depending on the time of year. Normally the leaves are a combination of olive-green, dark-green and cream and are lined with a row of fine teeth that when young are a rich amber, aging to black, then ultimately to grey. Considered a small to medium agave, can grow over 2ft in diameter. It can tolerate dry conditions but grows much faster in the summer with regular irrigation.

USDA Zone Information: 8b-10
Family: Agavaceae
Ideal Light Conditions: Sun
Ideal Water Conditions: Moderate in summer, dry in winter
Speed of Growth: Slow to moderate
Mature Height: 24in
Mature Width: 24in+