Mangave, Navajo Princess
MAD ABOUT MANGAVE® Collection
Mangave ‘Navajo Princess’ is a hybrid succulent that is part of the Mangave genus, which consists of Agave and Manfreda crossbreeds. The ‘Navajo Princess’ cultivar is known for its striking appearance, featuring long, slender, silvery-blue leaves with purple spotting. The foliage forms an elegant, symmetrical rosette, making it an attractive addition to any garden or indoor space.
Like other Mangave varieties, ‘Navajo Princess’ is a low-maintenance plant that thrives in well-draining soil and can withstand periods of drought. It prefers full sun to light shade and can be grown outdoors in warmer climates or indoors as a container plant.
To care for your Mangave ‘Navajo Princess’, follow these guidelines:
- Soil: Provide a well-draining soil mix that contains equal parts potting soil, coarse sand, and perlite or pumice.
- Light: Place your plant in a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
- Water: Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
- Fertilizer: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to encourage healthy growth.
- Temperature: Mangave ‘Navajo Princess’ can tolerate a range of temperatures but should be protected from extreme cold and frost.
By following these care instructions, your Mangave ‘Navajo Princess’ will flourish, adding a touch of elegance and unique beauty to your garden or indoor space.