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Agave americana



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Agave americana

Common Name: Century Plant

A rugged Agave species native to Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Glaucous gray-green leaves are broad and lined with jagged teeth. The needle-sharp terminal spines and overall mature size can make this quite the formidable succulent. Produces offsets as it grows. At the end of its 10 - 30 year life span, a tall inflorescence blooms.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 10, 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 3 - 8 feet

Mature Width: 6 - 12 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low

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