Plant, Whale’s Tongue Hardy Century

Agave ovatifolia

  • Gray leaves are distinctively cupped and have small teeth along their margins with 1” dark gray terminal spine

  • Flower is a green bloom at the end of plants lifecycle

  • Proven hardy down to 5F

  • Grows 2’-5’h x 3’-6’w

  • Will be smaller in hot dry locations, but will grow much larger with regular water

  • Proven to be one of the best agaves for cold, wet climates


Mexico 3000’-7000’ elevation

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun

Soil Requirements

Low water, well drained soil