Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C) to Zone 10b from 35° F to 40° F (1.7° C to 4.4° C)
Winter Survival: Cold hardy
Flower: in the summer
Flower Type: Yellow
Toxic: Can be toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: Plants may rot if overwatered, Fungal diseases, pests
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Basc Care for Agave Baccarat
Can you water your succulent more than what its need? The answer is yes and no. In extreme conditions, you can water your plants more often when you notice the soil is completely dry.
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means no information. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Agave Baccarat"
Agave Baccarat does best when placed in an area that receives full sun to partial shade throughout the day. This variety of succulents can tolerate direct sunlight for short periods, but if the temperatures get too high or the light is too intense it may be beneficial to find a shadier spot.
Agave Baccarat is an ideal choice for gardens in cold climates. Its thick leaves and stems help it retain moisture, and its colorful foliage adds brightness to any winter landscape. This succulent is renowned for being cold hardy and able to survive temperatures down to 0°F. With its ability to withstand frigid weather, Agave Baccarat is the perfect addition to any frosty winter garden.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
Agave Baccarat also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
Growing Agave Baccarat from seeds is an easy and economical way to produce more plants. Identify a healthy seed by its plumpness, dark color and slightly sticky texture. Once the potting mix has been pre-mixed with well-draining soil, sow the seeds evenly and press lightly into the surface. To ensure germination, keep the container in bright but indirect light and mist the soil gently with a spray bottle.
The toxicity of Agave can vary depending on the individual species, but all species are potentially dangerous if ingested. Symptoms of poisoning may include vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and dizziness. If you believe someone has ingested parts of Agave Baccarat, seek medical help immediately.
Pests and Diseases
Agave Baccarat can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as Snout weevil.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- Snout weevil: apply the systemic insecticide two or three times a year.
Besides that, to prevent serious health issues from happening, keep your succulent in a well-ventilated area and check it regularly for any signs of pests or health problems.