6" Agave century plant, shipped bare root.
Other common names: american agave
Exposure: full sun, reflected heat; better in part shade than other succulents
Water: natural rainfall; better on supplement water, once per month in summer
Soil: tolerant, good drainage; okay in shallow soils
Propagation: seed, offsets
Maintenance: minimal; removal of lower leaves can be dangerous; removal of entire dead plant after blooming can be difficult due to large size
more cold hardy than Agave vilmoriniana
more bluish overall than other Agave sp. juices are acidic and can burn
susceptible to Agape weevil, especially when weakened
when digging offshoots, get the large yellow root
Please note that we can only ship live plants within the USA.