A rare & stunning architectural focal pointor sophisticated container specimen, this surprisingly HARDY Mexican native related to Agaves & Yuccas creates a. Description. Just about all arid plants are very low fuss plants that have fairly simple requirements. The most fundamental of these is that the medium in which . Professional infos and care tips: order Dasylirion serratifolium at FLORA TOSKANA: +great assortment +buy quality +20 experience in shipping plants.

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Our specimens of Dasylirion Serratifolium are serdatifolium and sizable plants and are better able to withstand harsh below zero temperatures. If the soil is not well draining, consider improving the soil structure or at least planting in a raised bed. Then once packed with straw, tie up all the fronds upright.

To recap, plant in a well draining environment, water very rarely, but more so if potted. We use cookies to improve your experience. Very short and stocky, large, solitary or sometimes branched at the base, woody, serratifllium with old leaves. They thrive best in full sun, but can be grown with some shade and humidity, but may become leggy. Dasylirion Serratifolium, dasylieion known as sandpaper stool, is a slow growing succulent. Simply wrap in extreme winters by packing straw into the centre of the plant carefully because the plant is spiky and can bite!


Apex fibrous juast at the juvenile stage.

It is a rare and interesting architectural plant most suitable for pots on roof terraces and patios but also ideal for UK-based tropical themed gardens.

In Europe, it is grown as an ornamental plant. If the winter is particularly severe, you can protect the plant by wrapping. Plant Sales Enquiries Stalk woody m high, inflorescence ample, loose, swrratifolium, red to purple.

Dasylirion serratifolium

For nearly all arid plants the techniques for planting are the same, with the major emphasis on good drainage.

It is often cultivation as an ornamental in other places, including in Europe. These make excellent potted specimens, and their symmetrical form provides a striking focal point, ans display wonderful shadows when illuminated by night lighting.

Dasylirion sasylirion Photo by: Dasylirion serratifolium This image displays plant cm tall. Cool, damp soil is an excellent host for diseases and rotting.

The leaves are narrow, prominently serrate, and armed with flexible prickles. Full sun, well-drained soil Hardiness: Small plants are relatively inexpensive, but larger ones are a fortune.


Dasylirion serratifolium “Desert Spoon” – Buy Online at Annie’s Annuals

This species is highly tolerant of drought and heat. Sandpaper sotol and some other plants from the same family are used in making a liqueur called Sotol. This plant is also similar to Dasylirion wheeleri except the terminus of serrqtifolium leaf blade is bent over; whereas that of wheeleri curls.

Its eye-catching foliage creates a fanfare effect, typically on a dramatically short and stocky trunk, which develops as the plant matures.

Back to Agavaceae index. Dasylirion Serratifolium – buy online UK. It develops only after several years when mature.

Dasylirion serratifolium – Desert Spoon

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In the garden they should be placed in a sunny, well-drained area with additional summer water in dry climates. Choose an option 10 litre pot 30 litre pot Clear. Triangular mm long and mm wide.