Agave fortiflora Gentry

Medium sized growing Agave with few leaves, heavy teeth, and normally with cross-bands on the grey-green leaves

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Ditepalae

Diameter

up to 140cm

Inflorescence

400-500cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

rarely suckers, seed

Common Name

Lechuguilla


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sonora

 

Very barren, mostly sunny locations. Mostly volcanic rock. Not easily accessible. Hot and windy


Remarks

In Europe known only with a few specimens.

Probably closest related to Agave palmeri



 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

 

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness