Agave Desmettiana Lurida
Add Beauty to your Landscape with this Agave Desmattinana accent plant
Looking for a sophisticated and stylish house plant that is sure to make a statement? Look no further than the Agave Desmettiana Lucida! This striking plant is native to Mexico, It is a slow growing plant that can reach up to 2-3 feet tall and wide, making it perfect for smaller spaces. The long, stiff leaves are dark green in color with yellow margins. The beautiful leaves are what give this plant its common name. The Agave Desmettiana 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, Yellow 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|
Agave lurida, also known as Agave desmettiana, is a durable and versatile plant that can adapt to most climatic condition. In the landscape, it can grow up to 4 feet tall, making it an excellent accent or focal point for desert or rocky gardens, oasis and xeriscape design themes. Often used in groups spaced at 4 to 5 feet from center. Performs well in high-to-medium light indoors or shaded areas in decks or patios, Leaf end spines can be trimmed to make the plant more friendly.
Care and Maintenance
Additional Care and Maintenance Tips
My new plant arrived, Thank you for trusting Eureka Farms with your recent purchase, We grow and care for our plants and hope that you will too, our main objective is to ensure a great customer experience and deliver great quality plants for your enjoyment. Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, is normal for plants to stress during this process, before planting allow your new arrival to gradually climatize for a few days to its new environment, humidity levels, lighting and temperatures.
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 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 - Agave Plant is easily grown in a wide range of soils with good drainage, avoid wet soggy soils. 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 - Select an area with FULL SUN or 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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For Agave plants we measure approximate height from the bottom of the pot to the top of the plant.
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