Agave - 'Foxtail Agave' - Attenuata

  • $26.00


Agave attenuata - 'Foxtail Agave'

 

Description

This auction is for one Agave attenuata - 'Fox Tail Agave', also known as Lions Tail or Swan Neck originates in Jalisco, Mexico. A spineless version of the Century plant, this agave has wide pale green leaves forming a large rosette of up to 4' wide. Leaves emerge from a tight central spear sweeping back giving the plant an "open flower" look. Rosettes are on a large gray stem. Mature plants produce a 5-10' flower stalk with pale greenish-yellow flowers.

Cultivation

Prefers full sun, sun to partial shade, light shade. Low water needs, prefers loamy soil, although it can cope with poor soil and dry conditions. Winter hardy 30-35°, Zones 9b-11.

These 4"+ plants come in 2.5" x 2.5" x 3.5" deep pots