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Age of Awareness

10 garden plants with strap-shaped leaves

Useful as a different leaf form in the garden.

A very old dragon tree in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Image — Wikimedia Commons.

Agave attenuata fox tail agave, is an evergreen succulent from Mexico producing rosettes of fleshy leaves about 4 feet, 120cm across and high. The flower is a large arch in summer resembling a fox’s tail. Ideal for hot, dry, full sun areas, can be frost sensitive. This species of agave does not have thorns or spines…

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com