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Havard's Century Plant


A medium-sized species, usually solitary, with a tight symmetrical rosette of numerous, rigid, silver-grey leaves with widely spaced grey teeth and a stout dark greyish-brown terminal spine. Extremely cold tolerant of temperatures below 0 F.

Agave havardiana

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Terminal spine 1-2" long.

Leaf length : 12-24"

Leaf width : 6-8"

Leaf shape : Lance-shape with toothed margins

Leaf color : Silver-grey

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Monocarpic - flowers at end of life cycle. Remove flower before buds form to prolong plant life.

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -10 to -5 F (Z6a)

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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