Agave Attenuata Small Plant Extreme Heat Tolerant

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Sale price Rs. 89.00 Regular price Rs. 300.00
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Agave Attenuata Small Plant Extreme Heat Tolerant

Agave Attenuata Small Plant Extreme Heat Tolerant

Regular price Rs. 89.00
Sale price Rs. 89.00 Regular price Rs. 300.00
Product description

Agave attenuata, commonly known as the Foxtail Agave or Lion's Tail, is a species of succulent plant native to central Mexico. It is a popular ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes due to its unique appearance and low maintenance requirements. Here are some key aspects of Agave attenuata care:

  1. Light: Agave attenuata prefers bright, indirect light or partial shade. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially during the morning or late afternoon, but prolonged exposure to intense sunlight may cause leaf burn.

  2. Temperature: This agave species is sensitive to frost and cold temperatures. It thrives in warm to mild climates, ideally between 18°C to 47°C . Protect it from freezing temperatures and provide shelter if grown in colder regions.

  3. Watering: Agave attenuata has lower water needs compared to many other agave species. It prefers well-draining soil and can withstand periods of drought once established. Water the plant thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot.

  4. Soil: Plant Agave attenuata in well-draining soil, preferably a sandy or loamy mix. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. If the soil in your garden is heavy or clayey, consider amending it with sand or perlite to improve drainage.

  5. Fertilizer: Agave attenuata is not heavy feeders, and excessive fertilization can lead to weak growth. In general, they can do well without regular fertilizing. If desired, you can provide a balanced, diluted succulent fertilizer during the growing season, typically once or twice a year.

  6. Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged leaves by cutting them off at the base. Pruning is mainly for aesthetic purposes or to eliminate potential safety hazards if the leaves become too long and pose a risk.

  7. Pests and Diseases: Agave attenuata is relatively resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can occasionally be affected by common succulent pests like mealybugs or scale insects. Inspect the plant regularly, and if pests are present, treat them with appropriate organic or chemical controls.

  8. Propagation: Agave attenuata can be propagated from offsets, also known as "pups," that emerge from the base of mature plants. Gently remove the pups and plant them in well-draining soil. It can take some time for the new plant to establish roots and grow.

Agave attenuata is valued for its rosette of attractive, smooth, and pale green leaves that curve gracefully. It is a versatile plant suitable for containers, rock gardens, or as an accent plant in landscapes. With proper care and suitable growing conditions, Agave attenuata can thrive and add a touch of architectural beauty to your garden or indoor space.

Processing Time: We take 2 day to make plant ready for journey. Before packing we give them fertilizer and fungicide for best results.

Packing: We send potted plant in strong customized cardboard boxes to ensure zero transit loss.

Pot Size     :   3 Inch Black Plastic Basic Nursery Pot.
Plant Size  :   2.5 to 4 inch diameter.
Sun Need  :   Keep in direct sun.
Water        :   Water once in a week if its winter or rainy season. In summer water thrice a week.
Fertilizer   :   Fertilize after each 3 month with cow dung manure or any balanced NPK fertilizer.
Repotting  :   This plant love to grow root bound so repot once in 2 year only.

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