A very popular group of New World plants that characterize the southwestern United States and Mexico. They are equally at home in more northern latitudes as container plants and add distinction to any garden setting. Many are hardy to zero and show great promise as the new wave of plants being introduced to popular culture.
Kaleidoscope Agave! This variegated dwarf agave is so beautiful that it is nearly impossible to offer. When people see it they just can't say no. The cultivar name 'Quadricolor' is only partially descriptive because the ... More
This broad leaved, yet compact selection of Agave lophantha was introduced by Ted Stevens of Nurseries Caroliniana. This selection has broad, dark-green leaves which are punctuated by a prominent, br... More
Succulent blue foliage! This unique, blue agave makes a striking container plant with its sausage-like leaves highlighted with dark-brown to black spines and its small size. Mature specimens are so attractive that several ye... More
Blue Ribbon Agave! How do you make a great Agave greater? Find a variegated version of it, at least for those that like variegated plants would conclude such. Agave macrotantha the species is wonderful and unique in its... More
Bird food Agave! Parrots in Sinaloa, Mexico love to eat the flowers of this Agave and this is the reason for the botanical name. Though you are unlikely to eat its flowers, there are plenty of reasons for people to lo... More
Ooh… Aaah...! We made this selection of Agave ornithobroma because we liked the long filifers that hang very elegantly in relaxed curling pairs from the leaf margins. The plant also develops a good rounded symmetri... More
The most amazing! Lynn Lowery first collected this plant in the late eighties in the Sierra Lampazos Mountains of Northeastern Mexico. It quickly became a favorite. Since it rarely offsets it is seldom offered but alwa... More
Yellow teeth with blue leaves! A distinguishing feature of this glaucous-green agave is its close-set small teeth that range from cream to yellow and red along the edges of emerging leaves. Palmer’s agave is a handsome plant that... More
Cabbage head! Very tight cabbage-like rosette of steel-blue color with large exposed teeth. This attractive species offsets quickly to form a dense colony. Prefers a climate with moderate to low humidity. Will gr... More
Large hardy form! Agave parryi var. huachucensis tends to grow larger rosettes with larger, wider leaves compared to other varieties. It inhabits the moister climes associated with oak and pine woodlands. Tested cold h... More
Red flowering agave! I guess this might be one of the few Agaves that you would grow for its flowers. Agaves are impressive when they flower, no doubt, but this one is one of the few whose flowers are brightly colored. Th... More
Jade Green! This agave is found growing on the lava fields near Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. The thick, moderately-wide leaves of this agave are a rich, dark-green and have an almost translucent quality, like gazing... More
A compact symmetrical clone of Agave poratorum introduced by Ranch Tissue Technologies in California. It has broad sliver-blue leaves displaying good bud imprinting and has a long, sinuous terminal s... More
After a snowfall! Agaves, in areas where they are hardy, can be so stunningly beautiful after light dustings of snow. Snow seems to soften yet enhance an Agaves rigid silhouette. Unfortunately Agave potatorum is not h... More
Butterfingers Agave! This Agave salmiana variegate develops a rosette of narrowly, upright dark-green leaves to 36" tall and are highlighted by creamy yellow leaf margins. The creamy yellow margins contrast with the dark ... More
Durango form! A compact form that was found by Greg Starr of Tucson, Arizona. He found it at a high elevation in open woodlands composed mainly of pines and oaks. Also, observed clinging to sheer rock faces where i... More
Pot Perfect! A small agave that resembles dwarf forms of Agave potato rum but with finer teeth. We acquired our plant from Kyle Robinson, a customer who lives in Houston, Texas. He said it thrived in heat... More
Mr Ripple! If you want a plant that stops traffic, this agave is for you. It has already stopped traffic once. While traveling from Cuidad Maiz to El Naranjo, Carl and I were conversing about plants when suddenl... More
Years ago when we were traveling through the state of Hidalgo, Mexico we spotted this plant growing amongst low, spiny shrubs and cacti. The particular spot where we saw it was on a dangerous curve, i... More
Silver Wings! Years ago we received this plant from the Ruth Bancroft Garden labeled as Agave potatorum. Though it certainly resembles A. potatorum in some ways it differs in others. This plant grows larger than tr... More
Living Wire Agave! Agave striata comes in a multitude of forms. You can find plants in different habitats with few leaves, lots of leaves, rigid-erect leaves, weepy-flexible leaves, green colored leaves, silver colored ... More
Hardy, pencil-like foliage! (Our original offerings of this variety, years back, turned out to be another form of Agave striata, which has many more leaves. We got confused, what can I say!) This true Agave striata ... More
Agave titanota variegate! We originally got this clone of Agave titanota from Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery. It forms tight symmetrical rosettes composed of broad, blunt, olive to blue-green leaves that showcase numerou... More
Compact Queen's Agave! Petit crown, that is the best short description for this form of agave, victoria-reginae. It has numerous stout, dark-green leaves which are dazzlingly highlighted with prominent, white bud imprints a... More
Agave weberi! This form of weberi is the clone you find in south Texas gardens. It's a fast growing agave that will get big rather quickly! The toothless leaves are broad with a strong bud imprint (an x in the midd... More
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This year's sale will runs through August 23rd. We have a wide range of plants with discounts from 10 to 50% off. Prices good on in stock items only. All sale items must be scheduled for delivery prior to the end of September, 2014.
No shipping in August. We will suspend the shipping of plants from August 11th thru September 5th (plants can still be ordered, but shipping will be held-over until after September the 8th). It is normally too hot to ship plants at this time and often too hot to do much of anything. For those in the States requiring Phytosanitary Certificates and who want delivery of their plants before we suspend shipping August 11th, please place your order by July 31st so we have time to get the required Phytosanitary Certificate and still be able to get the order out in a timely manner.
Prices good on in stock items only. All sale items must be scheduled for delivery prior to the end of September 2014.
We've moved to Giddings
Despite many attempts over the years to update our address from the old Hempstead location that appears in internet search engine results, we've had little success, so please note that Yucca Do Nursery Inc. has only one location in Giddings TX. The old Hempstead, TX location no longer exists. If you go there you will not find Yucca Do Nursery. Also, Yucca Do Nursery in Giddings does not have walk-in retail hours. If you wish to visit the nursery please make an appointment.