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Agave attenuata


Scientific Name: Agave attenuata
Common Name: Fox Tail Agave, Swan's Neck Agave

This specimen was photographed at Fairchild Tropical Gardens.
4/1/07

Recommended Temperature: USDA Zone 10-11
Hardy to 30°F ( -1°C)
Origin: Central Mexico native.
Growth Habit: Clumping growth.
Flowering Habit:

Produced a long arching flower stalk that can be 12-24 feet long when plant is 10 years old.
Yellowish Green Flowers on raceme.

Light Requirements: Prefers light shade and part sun.
Water Requirements: Needs water infrequently.

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