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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: Glaucous
Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
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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Common names
  • Havard's Agave
  • Big Bend Century Plant
  • Chisos Agave
  • Century Plant
  • Havard's Century Plant
  • Maguey

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Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-05-22
Location: Summerwinds Nursery Scottsdale Arizona
Date: 2016-01-06
Location: Summerwinds Nursery Scottsdale Arizona
Date: 2016-01-06
Location: Mesa, AZ.
Date: 2018-07-10
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-05-28
Photo by robertduval14
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-06-07
second-year plant, still small
Location: Beavercreek, Oregon
Truls Jensen and Emma Elliott of Wild Ginger Farm
Location: Botanical Garden Würzburg (Germany)
Date: 2017-05-15
Location: Photo taken at Al's Garden Center, Woodburn, Oregon
Date: 2012-02-18
Close up showing leaf imprints.
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Feb 18, 2012
Photo taken at Al's Garden Center, Woodburn, Oregon

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: At Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Manitou, Colorado
Date: 2012-08-03
Location: Denver Co.
Date: 2010-07-02
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