Agave vilmoriniana
Agave vilmoriniana
Agave vilmoriniana
Agave vilmoriniana

Agave vilmoriniana

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Common names include Midas Agave and Octopus Agave

Flowers: Golden-yellow.
Blooming season: Spring to summer. Typically, it flowers only once at maturity and the main crown dies after blooming. Octopus agave is fast growing, sometimes flowering in as little as four years after planting, but usually it needs 7 to 15 years old or more.

Cultivation and propagation: This is a fairly fast growing agave. It is quite drought-tolerant once established. It is tolerant of most soil types, from heavy clays to sandy soils. It likes regular water but don't soak it wet as it seems to suffer from edema from over watering (They enjoy a little water during winter period too). It's also somewhat cold sensitive, protect from freezing temperatures to avoid disfiguring the foliage.

Sun exposure: Full sun to partial shade, but tolerant of shade.


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Blooming Season Blooms all year
Common Name Octopus agave
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Bright yellow
Frost Tolerance 24 ° f
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 7b to 11
Height 36-48 in.
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Agave vilmoriniana
Shape Rosette
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

Agave vilmoriniana

SKU: 817

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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.

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