Agave Ahoy!
June 30, 2009 2:11 PM   Subscribe

Where can I buy an agave plant in New York City?

I'm looking to purchase an agave plant and, preferably, have it delivered to Queens. I'm not exactly sure where I should be looking. Plant nurseries? Florists? Underground agave syndicate? Any help would be greatly appreciated, especially specific recommendations. My searches are mostly turning up tequila bars.

Also, would an agave even be a good houseplant?
posted by quatsch to Shopping (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Here's a mail-order nursery that specializes in agaves. With shipping the plants will run $10-$30.

They grow well indoors with reasonable care. See also here.
posted by jedicus at 3:23 PM on June 30, 2009


I saw some agave plants today at a whole foods in Philly. Try calling the WF there and see if they have them as well. They were $10, on sale from $14.
posted by 8dot3 at 6:53 PM on June 30, 2009


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