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Agave Attenuate

Original price Dhs. 29.00 - Original price Dhs. 29.00
Original price
Dhs. 29.00
Dhs. 29.00 - Dhs. 29.00
Current price Dhs. 29.00


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Agave attenuata, commonly known as the Foxtail Agave or Swan's Neck Agave, is a stunning succulent native to the highlands of central and western Mexico. This evergreen perennial plant is part of the Agavaceae family and is characterized by its rosette of soft, fleshy, and elongated leaves that give it a unique and graceful appearance. Unlike many other agave species, Agave attenuata lacks the sharp spines typically associated with succulents, making it a safer and more user-friendly choice for outdoor gardens. It's a popular landscaping plant due to its attractive, arching, and curvaceous leaves that can reach a height of 2-4 feet and a similar width. This agave species produces a spectacular, tall flower spike that can rise up to 10 feet or more and is adorned with greenish-yellow flowers. Overall, Agave attenuata is an eye-catching addition to outdoor spaces, offering a touch of elegance and a tropical feel.

Watering: Agave attenuata is well-suited for outdoor environments with a preference for warm and arid conditions. It is a drought-tolerant succulent, meaning it doesn't require frequent watering. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. During the growing season, which typically spans from spring to fall, water your Foxtail Agave every 2-4 weeks. In the dormant winter months, reduce watering to prevent root rot, watering only when the soil is completely dry. It's essential to avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root problems and may cause the plant to rot. It's better to err on the side of underwatering, as this plant is more resilient to drought than excess moisture.

Light Requirements: Agave attenuata thrive in full sun to partial shade. To achieve the best results, place it in a location with bright, indirect sunlight or with a few hours of direct morning sunlight. In regions with scorching afternoon sun, partial shade during the hottest part of the day can be beneficial to prevent sunburn on the leaves. When grown in the right lighting conditions, the Agave attenuata will display its characteristic vibrant green color and maintain its elegant form. Avoid placing it in deep shade, as this can lead to elongated and leggy growth, which may affect its aesthetic appeal.

Basic Care: Agave Attenuata, also known as the Foxtail Agave or Swan's Neck Agave, is a relatively low-maintenance outdoor plant. To ensure its well-being, plant it in well-draining soil, ideally a cactus or succulent mix, to prevent waterlogged roots. Fertilize sparingly with a diluted succulent fertilizer during the growing season, typically spring through fall, to provide essential nutrients. Keep an eye out for common succulent pests like mealybugs and aphids, and promptly address any infestations with appropriate treatments like neem oil or insecticidal soap. This agave is generally resistant to diseases. To propagate, collect offsets or "pups" that grow at the base of mature plants and allow them to establish roots before replanting. If you live in a region with cold winters, consider container gardening, so you can bring your Agave Attenuata indoors during frosty periods to protect it. Overall, with minimal effort, you can enjoy the beauty of this unique succulent in your outdoor space.

NOTE: Outdoor Plant, Sold per Piece

The condition of the plant may vary from the image shown on this page. You can expect that there will be some slight variations in the actual product because you are choosing a one-of-a-kind piece from Mother Nature.

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