Item #: 491
Zones: 7a to 10b
Height: 30" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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Agave palmeri is a tough-as-nails, medium-to-large-growing agave, endemic to central and southern Arizona and New Mexico. Agave palmeri has 2" wide, glaucous leaves that are lined with small, reddish spines, each one ending in a large and wonderfully sinister spine! For us, some forms of Agave palmeri refuse to offset, making a striking, solitary clump. The wait for the fabulous 25'+ flower stalk is well worth it...holy cow...or I guess, it's actually holy water buffalo!