Agave Americana Medio Picta Alba 12 inch Specimen
This plant is shipped Bare root. Our specimen category are plants that are grown in different ways, some of them are grown in pots, some are grown in trays and other are grown directly in our fields, that is why we will ship them bare root. The pictures will not represent the way you will receive the plant. you will receive a very similar plant like the one shown in the pictures but it might not be the same plant.
This plant is around 12 inches in diameter and it is shown in a 10 inch pot
This agave is one of the prettiest and most sought after variegated succulents in existence. It is a living sculpture with very dramatic leaves, the juxtaposition of the solid creamy white bands down the center with the powder blue of margins in a neat rosette looks right to the eye.
The var. medio-picta 'Alba' is a medium to smaller growing form of Agave americana.
Flowers: The individual flowers are yellow-green and attract hummingbirds. Flower spikes are also variegated.
Blooming season: Summer, however in warmer climates the Century Plant doesn't bloom until it is a decade old and not a century! (up to 35 years or more in cool climates) and the plant dies after flowering.
Use: These striking plants are wonderful when used for accent, or simply to provide some all year round foliage color. They are often used in a pot as patio plants, and make an eye-catching statement. Along with other evergreen plants in pots, they can be moved around to change the scenery, or positioned to give more shelter. This is a large dramatic plant that enjoy plenty of room, preferably situated away from traffic. Good on a hillside.
All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout.
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Care Instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order.
Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at the email address below:
Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, you will get a heat pack free of charge.
To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.
At this time, we are not shipping international, we are in a process to get some certification until then, we won’t be able to ship to any country outside of the US
All international sales are shipped bare root. We don't supply Phyto certificates, it is too expensive and complicated for small orders. In some cases, the customs authorities at the destination country might decide to open the packages and will be up tho them to determine if the product can enter the country. for that reason, we can't guarantee the delivery and will be up to their customers own risk to decide to purchase our plants