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Mangave 'Pineapple Express'


Mangave 'Pineapple Express' forms dramatic rosettes with blue-green leaves liberally speckled with burgundy.

Mangave 'Pineapple Express' has gorgeous, rubbery, arching blue-green, succulent leaves covered liberally with burgundy spots. It is an intergeneric hybrid between Manfreda and Agave with characteristics intermediate between the two parents. From Agave comes stout, rigid leaves with small teeth along the leaf edges all held in a tight, symmetrical rosette. From Manfreda comes burgundy speckling and burgundy colouration of the leaf edges. Together these characteristics make one dramatic little succulent! Plant in sharp drainage or in a container protected from winter rain. In colder areas bring in as a winter houseplant.

Common Name: Perennial Mangave

Family: Agavaceae (The Century Plant Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7a-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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