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Agave Ovatifolia. 'Whale's Tongue Agave'
The Agave Ovatifolia 'Whale's Tongue is s a stunning agave with striking silver/blue coloured leaves with beautiful pronounced patterns on their upper surface. Easy to grow and very cold hardy down to -15/-16 degrees, taking cold and damp winters if drainage is excellent. 
Characterized by large basal rosettes of up to 2m across of thick, fleshy leaves typically having spiney margins and a sharp terminal point, it is better to plant them away from walkways.

Great for exotic gardens, it's bold silhouette makes a wonderful architectural centrepiece. Agaves are amazing exotic, drought tolerant plants.

Native to Mexico and the North, Central and South of the United States, they are a very popular ornamental plants in the UK.


These are exceptional quality large Agaves from Specialist Growers. Photos 1-4 show some of the actual 50cm Bowl and 60cm Bowls coming into stock from Spring 2022. Size 40cm Bowl is in stock now.  

Click into the "Height" box and price of each palm is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms and plants.


To PRE-ORDER please contact with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing 'Manual' payments at checkout ( where no payment is taken until just before delivery).

AGAVE OVATIFOLIA. Whale's Tongue Agave

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  • Latin Name: Agave Ovatifolia 'Whale's Tongue'

    Common Name: Whale's Tongue Agave.

    Native to: Mexico, North, Central and South America.

    Hardiness: Hardy to -15/-16 degrees and extremely drought tolerant.

    Growth: Succulent with a large rosette of silver/blue thick, fleshy leaves, with beautiful pronounced patterns on their surface.  

    Sun: Any.

    Exposure: Any

    Soil: Well drained, plenty of gravel.

    Moisture: Dry in winter 

  • Size 40cmBowl Is Available For Delivery Now.

    Pre-Order Sizes 50cm Bowl and 60cm Bowl Now For Delivery From Spring 2022


    All plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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