Utah Agave

Agave utahensis

Pronunciation: a-GAH-vee yoo-tah-EN-sis
SKU #07417
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Small, stout Agave with wide, toothed leaves, native to the deserts of Southwestern U.S. Mature plants bloom in late winter, producing clusters of deep yellow flowers arranged along a 6 to 12 ft. tall spike. Spreads slowly, forming clumps. Adds wonderful texture to natural and hillside plantings.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when soil is completely dry.
Blooms Winter
Mature Size Slow growing; clumping rosettes reach 18 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
CARE
Care Provide lean, sandy, well-drained soils. Once established, water only occasionally during the hot season and avoid heavy winter moisture. Mother plant will die after flowering but offsets will form. Plantlets from flower spike may be replanted.
HISTORY
Lore Native American peoples, including the Havasupai, used native agave for food, and the fiber was used in weaving blankets and other textiles.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.