Botanical name: Agave attenuata (blue form) Family: Agavaceae Plant type: Evergreen succulents Plant size: The heads eventually grow up to 80cm wide on stems eventually to about 1m tall. Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface and up to 80cm apart Watering requirements: Minimal Frost tolerances: Hardy Flowering time: Not applicable - these plants will eventually flower on stems up to 3m tall but this is not until the plants are 30 to 40 years. Preferred soil: Well drained. Preferred aspect: Full sun. Ideal climates: Will tolerate almost any climate Pruning/After flowering care: None required. Fertilising: Feed sparingly. Uses & comments: An incredible centre piece or display specimen.Will grow in pots but much slower.
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