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.
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
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
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
Tequila agave! Agave tequilana, was described by the botanist Dr. Albert Weber in 1902, from near the village of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. It is the Agave used in the production of the distilled spirit Tequila. It ... 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
Sweet Agave! According to Gentry's "Agaves of Continental North America", this moderate sized, green to glaucous green agave, is sweet and is suitable for eating and making Mescal by the Warihio Indians of Northwe... More
Happy Crown Agave! This stunningly variegated Agave potatorum type agave was selected by the Japanese. The compact, tight rosettes are composed of many, short broad leaves that are bluish-grey in color but have creamy-w... More
Blue-green artichoke! Visitors always ask about this sculptural beauty. We did as well, years back when we first laid eyes on this incredible Agave scabra and Agave victoria-reginae cross at the Ruth Bancroft garden in Wal... More
XXX! Over a decade ago while traveling in northeastern Mexico we came across a population of Agave near the Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon border that appeared to be the result of a hybrid swarm. The population va... More
Several years back Brian Kemble shared with us seed of this agave hybrid, which was made at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. Not much can be said about these plants at the moment... 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.