General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: 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
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Palmer's Agave
  • Maguey de Tlalcoyote
  • Century Plant
  • Maguey
  • Palmer's Century Plant

Photo Gallery
Location: Botanical Garden Barcelona (Spain)
Date: 2017-05-11

Date: 2002-08-07
Steven J. Baskauf

Date: 2002-08-07
Steven J. Baskauf
Location: Holmes Beach FL
Date: 2014-11-13
Location: Desert Demonstration Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Date: September 2004
photo by Stan Shebs
Discussion Threads about this plant
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This photo is not Agave palmeri by mcvansoest Feb 19, 2018 1:04 AM 1
This is not Agave palmeri by mcvansoest Feb 18, 2018 10:20 PM 0

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