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Agave celsii albicans x attenuata is a  medium sized agave with rosettes up to 2 feet tall and 6 to 8 inch wide and fleshy 2 foot long, glaucous-gray leaves that curve gracefully upwards. The leaves have a soft terminal spine and minute, backward curving, brown spines on the edge of the leaves. Plant in [...]
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Agave potatorum 'Spawn' is a beautiful selection we made of Agave potatorum. It has a symmetrical rosette to 2 to 3 feet tall by as wide with heavy broad gray upright and slightly recurved leaves that have closely spaced small margins bearing red teeth with a reddish brown terminal spine. Plant in full sun with [...]
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agave bracteosa calamar

New to Rancho Tissue -Agave bracteosa ‘Calamar’ Agave bracteosa ‘Calamar’ (Solitary Candelabrum Agave) is a solitary slow growing succulent with 1 foot tall by 18″ wide rosettes of unarmed (spineless) pale green leaves. The leaves, which usually number 20 or fewer emerge vertically in the center and arch gracefully back towards the outside of the […]

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Agave Green Glow

Agave Green Glow is a selection made from Rancho Tissue Technologies fabulous Blue Glow agave. It has bright red trim around each leaf edge and the leaves are an attractive green color. Just as hardy as Blue Glow, Green Glow adds to the color palette available to landscapers and homeowners. Zone 8-11. Full sun.

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Agave Blue Waves was created for Rancho Tissue Technologies. Crossing two different agaves, we created Blue Waves, a spectacular mid-sized blue agave with defined imprints in each leaf and edges that appear as waves. This hybrid plant is extremely hardy and will tolerate full sun of Arizona and freezing temps as well. A striking plant […]

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Recent LA Times coverage featured Rancho Tissue Technologies’ “boutique agaves,” tapping them as some of the most interesting varieties and calling these petite selections perfect for patio pots and small gardens. Los Angeles Times- L.A. at Home Design, Architecture, Gardens, Southern California Living January 2, 2010 Boutique agaves: Low-water plants for your patio pots Los […]

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Rancho Tissue is a pleased to announce that Agave titanota ‘Black and Blue’ and Agave parryii truncata variegated ‘Lime Streak’ have both been released for sale. Orders are being taken now on both of these exciting new plants. Both are produced in our lab here in Rancho Santa Fe so you will have year round […]

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Introducing the Rancho Collection (click here to view images of the 12 plants in the first release): Rancho Tissue Technologies has introduced the Rancho Collection, an exclusive selection of varieties hand picked or bred specifically for the company. “These varieties are carefully chosen for their unique and distinctive features,” says Owner and Founder Heather May. “Our […]

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