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Joe Hoak Agave


'Joe Hoak' is an attractive, small to medium-sized agave with gracefully arching foliage. The variegated leaves are finely striped with pale grey-green and cream in the center and outlined with a yellow and a dark green stripe. The small, widely spaced teeth along the margins and the 1/2 inch terminal spine are reddish brown. Looks great in containers or in the ground. Remove the suckers to highlight this plants beauty and form.

Agave 'Joe Hoak'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 24"

Leaf color : Variegated - Grey-green, cream, yellow, dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes :Monocarpic - flowers only once at end of life cycle.

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone :  25 to 30 F (Z9b

Sunset zone : 13, 20-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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