Agave parryi var. truncata [large]


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Agave parryi var. truncata: A large, artichoke-shaped Agave with shorter, rounder leaves than the A. parryi species. The blue-green leaves have dark terminal spines and an outline of sharp teeth that leave dramatic imprints on inner leaves. They are native to Mexico's Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain Range. At maturity, they can reach about 2.0' tall and 2.5' wide. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" round, plastic pot.

Agave need plenty of full, outdoor sunlight and great drainage to thrive. They do well in gritty, mineral soils and pots with drainage holes. Over time you'll see new offsets or "pups" sprout up around the base of the mother plant.

Agave grow slowly in the spring and summer and can tolerate high heat and extended drought. This variety is frost hardy and will happily overwinter under an insulating blanket of snow. Protect from heavy rains and standing water to prevent rot.

Full Agave Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Bloom Color

Yellow Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 8 (10F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Maximum Rosette Size

Over 8"

Growth Habit / Shape



Year-round Color

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Hard to Kill

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