Agave fourcroydes

This Mexican agave is a very od sterile hybrid, planted commercialy for the production of henequen fibres, similar to the sisal fibres produced by other agave species. Also the henenquen liquour is made out of this species. It is frost hardy to about -5 C or even less.

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This Mexican agave is a very od sterile hybrid, planted commercialy for the production of henequen fibres, similar to the sisal fibres produced by other agave species. Also the henenquen liquour is made out of this species. It is frost hardy to about -5 C or even less.

Historical picture from Wikipedia: "Henequenharvesting-yucatan-1922" by Popular Science, 1922 - Popular Science, 1922 from Google books. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Henequenharvesting-yucatan-1922.jpg#/media/File:Henequenharvesting-yucatan-1922.jpg

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We offer a bare-rooted plant of about 15-20 cm in diameter, grown in a 14 cm pot. Container size will just give you an idea of the size of the plant, because succulent plants are sent with bare roots, as they are very tolerant of bare-rooting. We ship worldwide.

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Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 100cm-150cm
Botanical family Asparagaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 0 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Blue
Care Pot
Shape Succulents
All orders arriving after 10th July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.