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Products > Mangave 'Silver Fox' PPP29,642
 
Mangave 'Silver Fox' PPP29,642 - Silver Fox Mangave
   

 
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
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 10 inches tall and 18 inches 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 Gardens The information on this page is based on our library and online research, as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others, and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing x Mangave 'Silver Fox'.
 
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