Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike
Agave applanata cream spike

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Agave applanata Cream Spike is the dwarf, small growing, variegated form of Agave applanata. It is highly dimorphic, with a low-growing, almost flat juvenile form, before making a rounded rosette with very stiff more erect leaves as it ages.

Growth rate: The growth rate is quite slow, especially when grown as a miniature in a container, and it will take many years to achieve full size.
Soil: Grow it in porous soil with adequate drainage.
Exposure: It do well in full sun or a lightly shaded area, but prefers some shade in hot climates.
Moisture: Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. In winter watering this plant can be done once every 1-2 months, there is no need to mist the leaves. Warning too much water can cause leaves to rot.
Pests and diseases: No serious insect or disease problems.

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Blooming Season spring
Common Name A. parryi minima variegata
Dormancy Winter
Flower orange to yellow
Frost Tolerance -7 to -8 C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 8b-11
Height 1 foot
Origin Garden origin
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Agave applanata cream spike
Shape rounded rosette-forming
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade
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Connie E.
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It's in a window sill for our AZ winter but will be in partial shade on the patio come spring.

Agave applanata cream spike

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, 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. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. 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 any time.