Century Plant’

FAMILY: Agave

USES: A great Ç?­Ç?©statement’ plant. Accent, border, impenetrable barrier or container plant, en masse, in rock gardens and coastal shoreline areas.

SIZE: Grows 2 – 2.5m tall with a spread of 3-4m.

LOCATION: Full sun and reflected heat to partial shade. Does well in both coastal and interior regions.

SOIL: Best in an open sandy soil with a pH 5.6 – 6.5, acidic to mildly acidic.

FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 14:14:14 NPK at a rate of 25gr. p/m2 in spring and autumn. This plant is monocarpic so do not over fertilise which will encourage flowering.

WATER: Very drought tolerant. Allow soil to dry out between water applications. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.