Agave americana

Bladene sitter i en rosett ved marka eller på en kort stengel. De har en skarp, svart torn i enden, . Today, it is cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant. It has become naturalized in many regions, . The older leaves often gracefully arch down, suggesting motion, which makes the garden even more intriguing.

Sekelplante, agave, amerikansk aloe. It can grow 1-m high and 2-m across. Older individuals may sometimes develop a short woody stem at the base of the plant and commonly produces numerous suckers (adventitious roots) which form a large clump or colony. It is hardy to zone (UK) and is not frost tender. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Lepidoptera, bats.

Agave americana is known as century plant but it typically only lives between and years. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils .

Each plant typically forms a large, evergreen basal rosette of thick, succulent, lanceolate, gray-green leaves. Each rosette typically matures over time . GAH-vay ah-mer-ih-KAY-nah. Synonyms: Agave altissima.

This plant has a rosette of broad sword-like, succulent, gray-green leaves. It provides a statuesque presence for sunny dry sites and under glass. Although it is often called . Austin Native Landscaping: “We consider the Century Plant as the king of agaves in Austin. It is very impressive when big, with its bold structure, and beautiful form. Find agave americana ads.

Buy and sell almost anything on Gumtree classifieds. Agavaceae (Century- Plant Family). American century plant, Century plant. USDA Native Status: L(N), HI (I), VI (I).

Very large, handsome evergreen lily-like blue-green foliage.

Xeric qualities and a stunning bloom stalk with maturity at ten years or . Leaves are robust and spear-like, and are in a basal rosette. The leaves have sharp hooks or spines on the edges, and very sharp tips. Leaves have stomata which open at night, taking in carbon dioxide.