Mescal Ceniza

 

 

Agave colorata

 

Agavaceae

 

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Form: Succulent Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: Gray green, banded, thick, coarse and toothed edges and sharp tips
Flowers
: Clusters of yellow flowers on a tall center stalk
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: n/a, closed rosette form
Range/Origin
: Sonora Desert
Hardiness
: USDA Zones 9,10, 15o F

Comments: Toothed edges and sharp tips, dies after blooming

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, offsets

Maintenance: Minimal

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