Agave mckelveyana Gentry

Rather small Agave which belongs to the not very attractive plants in this family. Prefers a stony soil with a good drainage. Also suitable for pot culture

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Deserticolae

Diameter

up to 40cm

Inflorescence

180-250cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

June

Reproduction

suckers, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Arizona

 

Dry, rocky areas, east- to north-oriented. Rather humid during the winter, in the summer hot and dry


Remarks

Can be grown outside in Central Europe (with covering and good drainage)





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

 

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness