Agave nayaritensis Gentry

Few-leaved, not very attractive plant with an individual color, a very light yellowish-green. Grows large if planted out and with enough water. Difficult in culture

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Marmoratae

Diameter

up to 220cm

Inflorescence

120-400cm

Flower Color

pale yellow

Flowering Time

March - April

Reproduction

seed

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Natural Location

Occurrence

Nayarit, Sinaloa

 

Very warm lowlands locations.Plants grow in the shadow under bushes and in east-oriented steep slopes


Remarks

In cultivation practically unknown but distinctive species. According to Gentry known only from one single locality. We found another location in souther Sinaloa





 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


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