Artichoke Agave

Agave parryi var. truncata

Artichoke Agave  - Agave parryi var. truncata
Artichoke Agave  - Agave parryi var. truncata

Artichoke Agave

Agave parryi var. truncata

A beautiful compact Agave in a tight rosette form staying about 3 feet tall and wide.  Great for small gardens and tight spaces where a bold accent texture is desired with it's large stubby oval shaped paddle-like leaves.  Agave truncata will bloom only once in it's life and will send out a flower spike taller than 15' typically.  Plant in full sub.  Needs very little to no supplimental water once established.  Deer resistant and very drought tolerant succulent.  Native to Mexico and hardy to about 12 deg. F. 


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Infrequent

Mature Height: 2-3'

Mature Width: 3-4'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Deer Resistant, California Native Garden, Southwestern Garden, Cacti & Succulents


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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