Smooth Agave

 

 

Agave desmettiana

 

Agavaceae

 

agave_desmettiana.jpg

 

Form: Succulent Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: Blue green, thick, smooth and sharp tips
Flowers
: Clusters of yellow flowers on a tall center stalk
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: n/a, open rosette form
Range/Origin
: Horticultural selection
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 13, 20-24, 25o F

Comments: Sharp tips, dies after blooming

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Partial sun to full shade

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, offsets

Maintenance: Minimal

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