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To view or collect plants from the nursery in Novemeber & December please contact us before visiting

Dasylirion longissimum

Dasylirion longissimum
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Price:  £8.50

Availability:  

  

AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

Common Name: Mexican Grass Plant

Plant Family: Dracaenaceae

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spiky
Evergreen:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


Mexican relative of the Agave with very coarse, slender grey leaves to 1.5m long forming an overall spherical shape. Tall spikes of white, bell shaped flowers appear in summer on mature specimens. A beautifully structured plant which eventually forms a woody trunk. Likes a dry atmosphere. Grow in loam based compost, mixed with sand.

Be aware the tips of the leaves are sharp so keep above the eyeline of children and pets


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries