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)
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
|Common Name||Saw Leaf Agave|
|Flower||greenish to pale yellow|
|Frost Tolerance||20-25° F|
|Scientific Name||Agave xylonocantha Swordfish|
|Sun Exposure||full sun|