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AGAVE americana

Commonly known as Century plant, Pulque

Large architectural grey leaves with spines, suitable for sheltered hot dry sunny locations
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
Small £17.50 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Large £50.00 each

Delivery Information Collect Only
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Evergreen - basal rosettes of spreading, lance-shaped, spine-tipped and spiny-margined, grey-green leaves often to 2m (6½ft) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Succulent - monocarpic (dies after flowering although can grow for many years before flowering). Can produce offsets
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Exotic plants
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects especially on new growth.
  • Place of origin - Mexico.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - spreading panicles to 8m (26ft) tall
  • Trumpet - funnel-shaped, short-tubed flowers 9-10cm (3½-4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - under glass use cactus compost - full light.

Buy Varieties of AGAVE americana

AGAVE americana 'Variegata'  AWARD

AGAVE americana 'Variegata'  >

Commonly known as: Century plant, Pulque.
Small £20.00 each
Large £50.00 each
Collect Only
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.

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