Agave Angustifolia, Caribbean Agave
Large Caribbean Agaves, add Beauty to your Landscape with this accent plant
Looking for a sophisticated and stylish Agave plant that is sure to make a statement? Look no further than the Agave Angustifolia Marginata Caribbean Plant, This striking plant is native to central America, a moderate growing plant that can reach up to 2-3 feet tall and wide, making it perfect for smaller spaces. The long, stiff leaves are light green with white edges, and naturally matures into a globe form appearance.
The Caribbean Agave is a low maintenance plant that is easy to care for. It is drought tolerant and does not require much watering once established. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. This beautiful plant makes a great addition to any home and is sure to impress your guests!
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 / 9-10 Outdoors|
|Light:||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Foliage||Green, White Edges Variegation|
|Uses||Accent Plant, Complements other plants|
|Characteristics||Sword-like Thick leaves|
|Soil Conditions:||Sandy, Prefers well drain organic soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Caribbean Agaves are mostly used to make mezcal, in addition to its ornamental demand. the cultivar 'Marginata' that white margins on the leaves is a popular variety cultivated in botanical gardens and backyards. It is very closely related to blue agave Agave tequilana, but is used to make the distilled alcoholic beverage mezcal instead of tequila, and is the predominant agave species grown in the State of Oaxaca.
Agave Angustifolia, capable of withstanding extreme heat in full sun, are drought tolerant and relatively easy to care. Agave Angustifolia blends of color set them apart from other exotic agave plants, 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. The color variegation gives homes an inviting and charming look. Caribbean Agave is often used as accent plants within the Florida Landscapes. Place it in a main entrance or islands around driveways, this rare and exotic plant will demand attention from everyone that visits.
DISCLOSURE - Please note Agave are susceptible to some yellowing and browning of the bottom leaves, this is a natural process as the plant grows and shoots new leaves bottom ones will begin to deteriorate gradually, 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 - 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.
LIGHT - Thrives in FULL SUN, tolerates partial shade.
WATER - Agave plants are very drought tolerant, water once a week during the first two months, once stablished rain water will suffix.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - Agave is not regularly affected by pests or disease.
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