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Agave nickelsiae (King Ferdinand Agave)

Agave nickelsiae
King Ferdinand Agave

The king Ferdinand Agave is a smooth, spineless agave with olive-green leaves. This palm is very slow growing, taking up to 20 years to reach maturity. Once at maturity the palm will bloom only once, sending up a large flowering spike that is topped with beautiful yellow flowers.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 7 (0° F)Zone 8 (10° F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season
Growth Rate Slow
Height 2ft
Spread 2-3ft
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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