Agave gigantensis Gentry

Very attractive, heavily armed, more or less few-leaved plant from higher altitudes of the Sierra de la Giganta. Likes the half shadowy places but with lots of wind

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Country

State

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Description

Altitude

GPS Lat

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Deserticolae

Diameter

up to 120cm

Inflorescence

250-350cm

Flower Color

pale yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Baja California Sur

 

Higher mountain regions of the Sierra de la Giganta. Grows normally on very dry locations with a xerophytic vegetation. Lots of wind


Remarks







 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

 

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

half shady

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness