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Products > Mangave 'Silver Fox' PP29,642
Mangave 'Silver Fox' PP29,642 - Silver Fox Mangave
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Parentage: (Mangave 'Bloodspot' x A. pablocarrilloi)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F
x Mangave 'Silver Fox' PP29,642 (Silver Fox Mangave) - A stunning frosty silver-gray colored plant with solitary very symmetrical rosettes up to 1 foot tall by almost 2 feet wide. The broad based arching recurved leaves are a light green color that are covered with a thick waxy coating that gives them the seemingly glowing silver-gray coloration with light blue purple spotting beneath and attractive leaf margins that re shallowly serrated with hard rubbery teeth. Plant in full to half day sun in a well-drained soil and give occasional to regular irrigation. It has been noted as resistant to deer and rabbit predation. This plant is a 2018 introduction in the Walters Gardens MAD ABOUT MANGAVEŽ Collection of plants and is a hybrid was created by Hans Hansen at Walters Gardens in Zeeland Michigan that is the result of crossing Manfreda 'Bloodspot with A. pablocarrilloi (AKA Agave gypsophila, Hort.) in December 2011 and it received its U.S. plant patent in September 2018. We first received Mangave 'Silver Fox' for trial in January 2018 and put up our first crops for sale in May 2019. Walters Gardens says of this plant " In addition to its wonderful color, 'Silver Fox' has a magnificent habit, with thick, arching leaves and defined marginal teeth." The picture on this page courtesy of Walters GardensThe information that is presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it in the nursery's garden and in other gardens we have visited, as well how it performs in our nursery crops out in the field. We incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they know of cultural information that would aid others in growing  Mangave 'Silver Fox' PP29,642.