Palms & Spikey

Agave americana / Century Plant : 3L : 30-40cm High (exc pot)

Agave americana

Century Plant

3L 30-40cm
£27.99

In stock

SKU: 00380

This monocarpic succulent has spine-tipped lance shaped leaves of a grey green colour. It is called the century plant because of the long time it takes to flower, although not a century. It makes a dramatic feature plant.

Specification

Additional Information

Latin Name Agave americana
Common Name Century Plant
Pot Size 3L
Plant Size 30-40cm
Form N/A
Secondary Size N/A
Trunk Size N/A
Trunk Width N/A
Pot Information N/A
Position Sun
Soil Add plenty of horticultural grit to the compost if growing in a pot. It needs very good drainage. Use cactus compost if available
Hardiness Frost tender
Rate of Growth Slow
Garden Care Water only in the growing season and add fertilizer every 2-3 weeks. Protect from frost in a greenhouse. Allow to almost dry out during winter.
Pruning None required

Description

Details

This monocarpic succulent has spine-tipped lance shaped leaves of a grey green colour. It is called the century plant because of the long time it takes to flower, although not a century. It makes a dramatic feature plant.