Agave gentryi Ullrich

This plant doesn't feel happy in a pot. It can get rather big and has prominent teeth. Stands fairly deep temperatures if not combined with high moisture. Wind is important

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Salmianae

Diameter

up to 150cm

Inflorescence

250-500cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

suckers, seed

Common Name

Maguey, Maguey verde


Natural Location

Occurrence

Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Puebla, Zacatecas, Tamaulipas

 

High mountain ridges of the Sierra Madre Oriental. Very dry, but also very windy. Partly condensation humidity by fog clouds in winter. Summer rains


Remarks

Is similar to Agave macroculmis (Todaro) sensu Gentry





 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep totally dry


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