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Agave americana 'Marshmallow Cream'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave americana 'Marshmallow Cream'

Marshmallow Cream Century Plant

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Item #: 7869

Zones: 9a to 10b, guessing

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 60" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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We purchased this lovely form of Agave americana in 2005 from a grower in Thailand. Unfortunately, it came without a valid cultivar name, so we've named it Agave americana 'Marshmallow Cream'. Agave 'Marshmallow Cream' has a much wider and shorter leaf than the typical Agave americana 'Marginata', which is more common in the trade. Agave americana 'Marshmallow Cream' also makes a much more elegant plant in the ground as well as in a container. Since it isn't winter hardy for us, we can only guess about a mature size, but we would expect 5' tall x 8' wide. Quantities are very limited.

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