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Agave attenuata 2

Agave attenuata
(Spineless Century Plant)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Mexico
Type: Tropical; Tender Perennials; Cactus; Succulents

Typical Height: 4’-6’
(1.2-1.8mts)
Typical Spread: 4’-6’
(1.2-1.8mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Sea-Green
Flower Color: Yellow-Green
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Irritant
Family: Agavaceae
Propagation: Seeds, division
Leaf Type: Simple, linear
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (12”OA)
7G (16”OA)
15G(24”OA)

Typical planting distance:
42”O.C.
(1.1mts)

Common Uses: Rock Gardens; Accent
Category: Accents

Notes: Spineless; Flowers once and then that stalk dies

+ In this Photo:
Agave attenuata
(Spineless Century Plant)

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
March 2013
Miami Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=65

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/49912/

http://www.drought-tolerant-plants.com/agave-attenuata/