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Agave Attenuata Bottom Leave Yellow And Curling

Zone Sydney | Johnwatson2003 added on November 2, 2019 | Answered

I have a agave attenuata on my balcony which gets plenty of sun and we water it whenever the soil is dry however the bottom leaves are turning yellow and curling. I don’t know if this is what happens with older leaves as the plant ages. The new leaves are green and look very healthy.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 4, 2019

It can be due to age, but this is not the case here. This plant will need fertilization- quite often.

These are semi-heavy feeders, and will require moderate fertilization with a liquid 20-20-20. At least once per month during the active growing seasons.

These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/agave/growing-agave-plants-in-pots.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/agave/common-agave-plant-varieties.htm

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