Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave

Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave


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Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave

(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 isthmensis(Dwarf Butterfly Agave) is are small but quite variable, they have powder-grey-blue ovate leaves that narrow towards the base and are at their widest near the tip. This member of the cactaceae family was given this name by Abisai Garcia-Mendoza and Felipe Palma Cruz that used this agave's occurrence on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico as the inspiration for the species name.It is well adapted for container cultivation. This plant is monocarpic but offsets readily, and suckers tend to remain very close by mother plant .

Frost tolerance: half-hardy and can tolerate light frost
Sun exposure: full coastal sun or filtered to part sun inland
Origin: southern coast of Oaxaca and Chiapas in Mexico.
Growth:Can be 30 cm tall by an equal width with 10-13 cm long by 5-7.5 cm
Watering needs: This is a small growing species and waterwise

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 for an additional $3.00.  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 save to ship. 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. 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.

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