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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet tall at mature flowering size, inflorescence up to 25-30 feet tall.
Plant Spread: 10-12 feet circumference, offsets prolifically so will take up more space with pups.
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves have a large sharp terminal spine and when young often have tiny teeth that go away as the plant ages or only extent about halfway up the leaves.
Fruit: Dehiscent
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Other: Mine have all flower in mid summer but have seen them flower from late spring to late summer
Inflorescence Height: 25-30 feet - so tall that summer storms in AZ often knock the inflorescence over.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: The juice from many species of agave can cause acute contact dermatitis that produces reddening and blistering lasting approximately one to two weeks. Itching may recur up to a year later without a visible rash. Dried parts of the plants can be handled sa
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow in shallow pots with a well draining, sterile mix; 50/50 organic/inorganic of coarse perlite, pumice; sphagnum peat or good compost. Avoid manures. Irrigate from below by submerging in water to 1/2 height of pot. Provide bright, indirect light and a
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Monocarpic

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