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Agave attenuata



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Botanical Name: Agave attenuata, A. cernua, A. glaucescens, A. pruinosa

Common Name: Fox Tail Agave, Lion's Tail Agave, Swan's Neck Agave

This large succulent species is native to Mexico. Spineless, pliable leaves are glaucous-green in color. Its common name refers to the arching flower stalks which recurve back like a fox tail, or a swan neck. Plantlets pop up after flowering, forming many more rosettes.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 13, 20 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 4 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 6 - 8 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low

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