Agave desmettiana is a versatile and durable plant that will adapt to almost any condition. This agave is available in both green and variegated varieties.
Mature plants grow up to about 3-4′ tall.
In the landscape, it is a strong accent or focal point for desert gardens, oasis and xeriscape design themes. Great for use around desert and oasis ramadas and patios. Often effectively used in mass or groups spaced at 5 to 6 feet on center. Performs well in high-to-medium light interiors.
Leaf endspines can be trimmed to make this agave child and pet-friendly.