Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Agave xylonocantha Swordfish

Agave xylonocantha ‘Swordfish’

(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 xylonocantha 'Swordfish' or translated to wood spines has fleshy grey green leaves with white teeth studded on the margins of the leaves. These teeth are often referred to looking as shark teeth or swordfish teeth. They can be frost hardy but are not freeze hardy. Some have variations of yellow coloring in the leaves.

Origin: Mexico ( Hidalgo)
Zones: 8-11
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Watering needs: 2-3 times per month
Growth patterns: up to 5 ft tall / 3 ft wide


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season -
Common Name Saw Leaf Agave
Dormancy -
Family Agavaceae
Flower greenish to pale yellow
Frost Tolerance 20-25° F
Growth Rate slow
Hardiness Zone 8-11
Height 5 ft
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Agave xylonocantha Swordfish
Shape rosettes
Sun Exposure full sun
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12/14/2021
Patrick P.
United States United States

Pat’s review

The plants were well packaged and in good condition upon revival.

DE
08/24/2021
Diane E.
United States United States

Toothy plant

My poor agave took a very scenic route getting here and I was so worried that it would be in terrible shape. Well, it's here and it's in perfect condition due to extremely good packaging. Thanks Planet Desert!!

Agave xylonocantha Swordfish

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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.