Foxtail Agave

Agave attenuata

  • Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Little to Moderate Water

Leaves 2½ feet long, soft green or gray green, fleshy, somewhat translucent, without spines. Makes clumps to 5 feet across; older plants develop a stout trunk to 5 feet tall. Greenish yellow flowers borne densely on arching spikes to 12-14 feet long. Will take poor soil but does best in rich soil with regular water. Protect from frost and hot sun. Good in containers; near ocean or pool. Not good in pots.

 

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