Agave datylio var. vexans (Trelease) I.M. Johnston

Not a very attractive plant for garden or greenhouse. Difficult in culture

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Only field data publicly available is shown! Detailed personal field data only available to scientists with special permission!


Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Viviparae

Diameter

up to 100cm

Inflorescence

180-300cm

Flower Color

greenish-yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

suckers, bulbils, seed

Common Name

Mescalillo


Natural Location

Occurrence

Baja California Sur

 

Very dry, sandy plains in hot lowlands


Remarks

In our opinion not a legitimate variety because not distinguishable in the field. The smaller size is probably a resultat of the harsher conditions in the western part of southern Baja California





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

Various

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep slightly moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness