Agave margaritae Brandegee

Thick-leaved, solid, very attractive Agave which is suitable for pot culture as well as for planting out in a warm garden. Prefers a very dry place with good drainage. Likes a place in the full sun with lots of wind. Freely suckering

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Deserticolae

Diameter

up to 40cm

Inflorescence

170-300cm

Flower Color

pale yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

many suckers, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Baja California Sur

 

Flat hills on small offshore islands of Baja California. Plants grow mostly north-oriented in very windy places. Prefers half shadow


Remarks

Difficult species in cultivation





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

Various

Various

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness