Agave attenuata | Foxtail Agave

Provides the most subtropical appearance of all Agaves. Accepts full sun in coastal regions; requires some shade in hot desert and inland climates. Spineless tips makes it safe for up-close viewing and traffic locations. Fleshy leaves radiate from center of the plant. Flower stalks are quite dramatic—to 10 feet high or more—composed of small, pale green flowers. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, shade

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 30F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 4 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: yellow, green

Flower Season: fall