Agave Amarillo Century Plant
Agave Amarillo Add Beauty to your Landscape with this drought tolerant accent plants
Yellow Agave or Agave amarillo, commonly known as century plant, agave mexicana, or American aloe, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to Mexico, Yellow Agave can flower at maturity, It's known for its large, thick, and fleshy leaves that stem from a central crown and extend like swords towards the ends. Agaves are evergreen plants capable of withstanding extreme heat in full sun, are drought tolerant and relatively easy to care. Yellow Agave light green color set them apart from other exotic agave plants. Yellow Agave can adapt to most soil conditions from sandy to rocky types, bring this unique beauty to your landscape and frame entryways or simply set them as focal points in the center of your island settings.
Free Shipping on Select orders, 100% satisfaction Guarantee. Most orders ship within 1-3 days from the day order is received, once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with tracking information. This Plant Height is measured from bottom of the pot.
Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||4-7 Patio / 8-11 Outdoors|
|Light:||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Foliage:||Green-Blue shades of Yellow|
|Uses:||Accent Plant, Complements other plants|
|Characteristics:||Sword-like Thick leaves|
|Soil Conditions:||Prefers well drain sandy, organic soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Decorate with Yellow Agave - American Agave is very attractive plant, aesthetically pleasing and well-structured, naturally offers a highly attractive form and color. Plant features are becoming very popular in modern landscape design for homes, both indoors and outdoors, also true for spaces like hotels lobbies, main entrances, corporate lobbies and offices, the inclusion of plants make space feel more attractive, exciting and comfortable, creating a well balance peaceful ambiance of styles that can both calm the senses and invigorate the mind simultaneously, adorning with live plants and natural elements is a great choice to create a relaxing atmosphere while at home, reducing the day to day stresses from modern life, weather is traffic congestions or stressful daily routines, living sculptures can be the answer to some of this challenges, design your space with tropical plants in mind.
Yellow American Agave are often used as accent plants within the Florida Landscapes. Place it in a main entrance or islands around driveways, frame entryways in sunny spots. this rare and exotic plant will demand attention from everyone that visits.
DISCLOSURE - Please note Yellow American Agave are susceptible to some yellowing and browning of the bottom leaves, stress from shipping and natural growth will cause the bottom fronds to yellow before browning, some level of maintenance is needed, trimming the frond once they begin to brown is needed, you may prune the frond from the bottom section of its own stem about an inch from the main trunk, this will also help the plant remain vibrant and promote new growth while exposing the main trunk.
PLANTING AND CARE - find a sunny spot within your garden for your new drought tolerant agave, dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth during summer months.
LIGHT thrives in full sun, agaves tolerates partial shade.
WATER - Agaves are drought tolerant, water once a week during the first two months increase during extremely hot days, once stablish can survive on rain water. expect flowering once plants mature.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our agaves species during the production phase with slow release fertilizer, which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once you do decide to fertilize You may use a fertilizer formulated for outdoor plants, preferably a slow release fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring, summer or fall base on label instructions.
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