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Posted 7M ago by @TryStrawberry

Does anyone know what’s happening here. We’ve not done an...

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Hi @TryStrawberry , Welcome to Greg! It’s really hot in Texas. Your plant may be struggling from heat stress. Have you monitored the sun’s trajectory and watched if any light is bouncing off any surrounding/nearby glass surfaces? Also, bright and light wall colors tend to reflect sunlight at levels sd don’t see but our plants do. I would consider moving the Agave to a more shaded area to allow it to get a break from the sun. Good luck! 🌿
@AnthuriumQueen thank you. We did move it a few feet on the balcony. Maybe that did it. We’ll move it back.
@TryStrawberry It looks like your agave might be showing signs of stress, change in location or sunburn could be contributing factors. Agave plants are generally hardy, but sudden changes in light and location can affect them. Agaves can be sensitive to sudden intense sunlight, especially if they were moved to a location with direct sunlight without acclimating them gradually. If this is the case, consider moving the plant to a spot with bright, indirect light and gradually introduce it to more sunlight over a week or two. Also as a benefit of doubt check the soil moisture. Agaves prefer well-draining soil, and overwatering can lead to root rot. Make sure the pot has proper drainage and let the soil dry out between waterings.
@TryStrawberry They generally don’t mind too much of a change but they can’t have a sudden and drastic switch in sun exposure. It has to be gradual unless they are getting sunburn. Even then, you have to reduce the amount of light rather than cut it off. Let us know how it goes. We are invested over here since we love Agave. 🌿