Agave Parryi ‘Truncata’ is native to the Durango area of Mexico
A compact rosette forming succulent with broad, short, squared off blue gray leaves which have prominent reddish brown teeth and terminal spines
Individual plants grow to 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide when the plants are mature, a flower spike rises 10 to 20 feet bearing orange budes that open yellow; flowering usually occurs in the summer.
Plant in full sun. It requires little irrigation once established and is hardy to 15 degrees F’
Agave Parryi ‘Truncata’ is very attractive in the succulent garden as a large specimen or in large pots.
It is often noted to be smaller than Agave Parryi Huachucensis but in our experience this is one of the larger of the Agave Parry varieties.
It is quite notable for its stubby, almost flat topped rosetts taht are somewhat reeminiscent of an Artichoke.
These plants are from tissue culture of the Huntington Botanic Gardens plant (HBG23389) that was collected by H.S. Gentry in 1951 in Durango near the Zacatecas border in Mexico
We are offering a well established plant that is about 4 inches wide and about 2 1/2 inches tall