Agave Potatorum Variegated Kissho Kan Butterfly
This plant is shipped Bare root. Our specimen category are plants that are grown in different ways, some of them are grown in pots, some are grown in trays and other are grown directly in our fields, that is why we will ship them bare root.All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout .
Agave Potatorum ‘Kissho Kan’ is commonly known as “Butterfly.” This succulent plant has green and white fleshy leaves with a pointed red dwarf shape which makes it more adorable. A native of Mexico, this winter-dormant plant reaches up to 2 feet in height and belongs to the Asparagaceae family.
The Agave potatorum variegated is slow-growing.
Beautiful purple or pink-colored flowers bloom in the season of Late autumn to winter.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
This lovely plant needs to be watered frequently every 4 to 5 days during the first month or two. Once it is rooted properly, water it 2 to 3 times in the summer. Avoid overwatering.
Butterfly plants need well-drained soil including gravelly or sandy. Avoid heavy clay as it will destroy the succulent.
Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of -4° C (24.8° F).
This unusual plant needs partial sunlight to grow properly.
The best method to propagate this houseplant is through offsets or by collecting seeds from the flowers.
Agave Potatorum Variegated ‘Kissho Kan’ is a perfect choice for an apartment or garden. If you don’t want to work much on plants then it is the perfect choice for your balcony.
|Blooming Season||Mid to late winter|
|Common Name||Butterfly agave|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Height||1' – 2'|
|Pot Size||6 inch|
|Scientific Name||Agave Kissho Kan Variegated Large Specimen|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|