Huachuca Agave (Agave parryi var. huachucensis) in the Agaves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
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
Offsets
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Monocarpic

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Location: At the Filoli gardens - Woodside, CADate: 2013-07-06A huge agave in a container
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Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, CADate: Nov. 2008
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Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, CADate: Nov. 2008
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Location: Elizabeth Gamble Garden, Palo Alto, CADate: April, 2009
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Location: Elizabeth Gamble Garden, Palo Alto, CADate: April 2009
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Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, CADate: Nov. 2008
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